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CATALOGUE 

OF THE 

WORKS OF ART 

BELONGING TO 

THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

MCMXX 




CATALOGUE OF THE WORKS OF ART 

BELONGING TO 

THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

Volume II 
September, 1908, to January, 1920 








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CATALOGUE 

OF THE 

WORKS OF ART 

BELONGING TO 

THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

VOLUME II 

PREPARED AND ISSUED BY 

THE ART COMMISSION 

OF THE CITY OF 

NEW YORK 




NEW YORK 

M C M X X 



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ART COMMISSION OF THE 
CITY OF NEW YORK 

AS CONSTITUTED IN 

1920 



Robert W. de Forest, 

President 

President of Metropolitan Museum of 
Art 

A. Augustus Healy, 

Vice-President 
To May 13, 1920 

Frank L. Babbott, 

Vice-President 

From June 14, 1920 
Presidents of the Brooklyn Institute of 
Arts and Sciences 

Luke Vincent Lockwood, 

Secretary 

John F. Hylan, 

Mayor of The City of New York 



Morgan J. O'Brien 

To April 30, 1920 

William Barclay Parsons 

From May 1, 1920 

Trustees of New York Public Library 

Harry W. Watrous, 

Painter 

Lucien Oudin, 
Robert Aitken, 

Sculptor 

Welles Bosworth, 

Architect 

R. T. H. Halsey, 



FORMER MEMBERS OF THE ART COMMISSION 
since its establishment under the 
charter of 1898 



Robert A. Van Wyck, 

January 1, 1898, to December 31, 1901. 

Henry G. Marquand, 

January 1, 1898, to February 26, 1902. 

John La Farge 

February 14, 1898, to December 31, 
1900. 



Samuel P. Avery, 

January i, 1898, to December 31, 1902. 

John Bigelow, 

January 1, 1898, to May 2, 19 10. 

Charles T. Barney, 

February 14, 1898, to December 31, 
1901. 



MEMBERS OF THE ART COMMISSION SINCE ITS ESTABLISHMENT 

Charles F. McKim, Henry E. Howland, 

February 14, 1898, to December 31, February 14, 1898, to December 31, 

1901. 1900. 

Daniel C. French, Frederick Dielman, 

February 14, 1898, to December 31, January 1, 190 if to December 31, 1903. 

Seth Low, John De Witt Warner, 

January 1, 1902, to December 31, 1903. January I, 1902, to December 31, 1904. 

Henry Rutgers Marshall, William J. Coombs, 

January 1, 1902, to December 31, 1904. February 24, 1902, to December 31, 

1903. 

Frederic W. Rhinelander, 

February 26, 1902, to September 25, Al PHIMISTER PROCTOR, 

1904. January 1, 1903, to December 31, 1905. 

Loyall Farragut, George B. McClellan, 

January 1, i 9 o 3> to December 31, 1905. January ¥> ^ to December gi> I909 . 

J. Carroll Beckwith, t ^ ^ 

J T A „ , ' „ John D. Crimmins, 

January 1, 1904, to December 31, 1906. J 

January 1, 1904, to December 31, 1906. 

J. Pierpont Morgan, 

November 21, 1904, to December 31, WALTER COOK, 

1907. January 1, 1905, to June 28, 1907. 

John J. Boyle, Howard Mansfield, 

January 1 , 1906, to December 31 , 1908. Jammry f . ^^ %Q December 3I| I9o8 . 



Frank D. Millet, 

January 2, 1907, to December 31, 1909. 



John B. Pine, 

January 2, 1907, to December 31, 1909. 



Arnold W. Brunner, tt 

July 18, 1907, to December 31, 1910. CHARLES HOWLAND RUSSELL, 

January 1, 1908, to February 27, 1913. 

Frederic B. Pratt, 

January 1, 1909, to December 31, 191 1. HERBERT ADAMS, 

January 1, 1909, to December 31, 191 1. 

William J. Gaynor, 

January 1, 1910, to September 10, 1913. FRANCIS C. JONES, 
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George L. Rives, 

May 3, 1910, to December 31, 191 1; JOHN BOGART, 

February 28, 1913, to May n, 1916. J _ 

January I, 191 1, to December 31, 1913. 

I. N. Phelps Stokes, 

January ii, 191 i, to December 31, 1913. -K-ARL LJITTER, 

May 12, 1916, to February 24, 1918. January 4, 1912, to December 31, 1914. 

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MEMBERS OF THE ART COMMISSION SINCE ITS ESTABLISHMENT 



John A. Mitchell, 

January 7, 1913, to December 31, 1915. 

Ardolph L. Kline, 

September 11 , 1913, to December 31, 
I9I3- 

William A. Boring, 

February 20, 19 14, to December 31, 
1916. 

Walter H. Crittenden, 

January 20, i9i5,to December 31, 1917. 

Jules Guerin, 

January 19, 1916, to December 31, 1918. 



George W. Breck, 

January 7, 1913, to December 31, 1915. 

John Purroy Mitchel, 

January 1, 1914, to December 31, 1917. 

Frank R. Lawrence, 

February 20, 1914, to March 18, 1916. 

Hermon A. MacNeil, 

January 29, 1915^0 December 31, 1917. 

James R. Wheeler, 

January 21, 1916, to February 9, 1918. 



Charles H. Sherrill, 

May 18, 1916, to December 31, 1916; HENRY BACON, 

January 29, 1917, to December3i, February 2, 1917, to December 31, 1919. 
1919. 

Edmond T. Quinn, Henry C. Lawrence, 

February 14, 1918, to December 31, February 14, 191 8, to September 13, 

1919. . 1919- 



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INTRODUCTION 



INTRODUCTION 

IN THE year 1909 the City printed a "Catalogue of the 
Works of Art belonging to The City of New York," 
including the works of art acquired by the City previous 
to September 1, 1908. The present volume carries this 
work forward to the 31st of December, 1919, at the same 
time including the description of a few works of art acquired 
by the City before September, 1908, but inadvertently 
omitted in the first volume. With the exception of these 
few, all the objects thus catalogued have received the approval 
of the Art Commission, in accordance with the terms of the 
Charter of the City. 

The jurisdiction of the Art Commission, as defined by the 
Charter as it now exists, covers very broad ground, including 
within its scope buildings and various structures erected by 
the City or by private parties on City property. No attempt 
has been made, however, to cover the whole of its activities, 
it having been thought best to limit the enumeration to such 
objects as are currently known as "Works of Art," in this 
following the general method adopted in Volume I. Tablets 
that consist solely of inscriptions are not included. 

The Commission has felt it necessary, in the interest of 
economy, to limit strictly the number of illustrative repro- 
ductions. It has been guided in its choice not only by the 
excellence of the work shown but also partly by the promi- 
nence of the subject of portrait or statue. In a number of 
cases it has been compelled to forego the illustration of spe- 
cial works because it has been found impossible to obtain 
satisfactory photographs for reproduction. 



XI 



ERRATA IN VOLUME I 

Page ix read Ceracchi's for Cerrachi's. 

Pages 9, 10, II and 12 for death of John Wesley Jarvis read 1834 for 1840. 

Page 28 read Tompkins for Thompkins. 

Page 34 read Venezuelan for Venezuela. 

Page 36 read Jacob Morton, 1 762-1 836. Major-General, 1st Division Artillery, 
N. Y. S. M. for James St. Clair Morton, 1829-1864. A United States General. 

Page 44 after Miner K. Kellogg read 1814-1889/or 1839-. 

Page 46 read Kalbfleisch for Kalbefleisch. 

Page 77, Charles Patrick Daly, read 1816-1900 for 1816, and read Charles Loring 
Elliott, N. A., 1812-1868 for Artist Unknown; and add in 1850 after Court on last 
line. 

Page 81 after Michael Ulshoeffer, read Daniel Huntington, N. A., 1816-1906 for 
Artist Unknown; and after description of portrait read Signed: D. Huntington 
1867. 

Page 86 read east wall for north wall. 

Page 108, last line, read 187 1 for 1872. 

Page 112 after signature of bronze bust of George Washington read Given to the City 
in 1906. 

Page 120 read Cadwallader Colden, 1688-1776. Lieutenant Governor of New York, 
1761-76 for Cadwallader David Colden, 1769-1834. Mayor of New York, 1818- 
1821. 

Page 128, Foster Memorial. After Given to the City in, read 1904 for 1903. 

Page 183, under Carl Conrads, read 1839-. 

Page 201 after description of Whitlock plaque read Signed: "C. Calverley, Sc." 

Page 205 after John H. Duncan read 1854-. 

Page 231 read Flushing for Flushing Park. 

Opposite page 70 read Henry Inman, N. A. and Daniel Huntington, N. A. for Henry 
Inman, N. A. 

Opposite page 102 read Henry Mosler for B. Kramer Scheiro. 

Opposite page 130 read Jonathan Scott Hartley, N. A. and F. E. Wallis for Jonathan 
Scott Hartley, N. A. 

Opposite page 154 read Henry Kirke Brown, N. A. and John Quincy Adams Ward, 
N. A. for John Quincy Adams Ward, N. A. 

Opposite page 158 read Augustus Saint Gaudens, N. A. and Stanford White for Au- 
gustus Saint Gaudens, N. A. 

Opposite page 218 read 218 for 217. 

Opposite page 222 read 222 for 223. 

Index page 237 read CO. for C.H. after Green, and Bolivar for Boliver. 

Index page 238 read F. H. for C. H. after Howard, and Jacob for James St. Clair after 
Morton. 

Index page 239 read (Martiny) after second Force. 

Index page 241 at end of page read Stained Glass 102. 

Index under Abbreviations read F. H. Fire Headquarters. 



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CONTENTS 



Members of the Art Commission. 
Introduction . . 
List of Illustrations 



page 
v 
xi 

XV 



CATALOGUE 



Fountains: 



Glass: 



Monuments: 



Mural Paintings, etc. 



Portraits: 



Sculpture : 



Tablets : 



Borough of The Bronx . 








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" Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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" Richmond . 








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Borough of The Bronx . 








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" Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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Borough of The Bronx . 








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" " Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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" " Richmond 








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Borough of Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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Borough of Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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" " Queens 








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Borough of The Bronx . 








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" " Brooklyn . 








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" " Manhattan 








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Borough of The Bronx . 








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" " Manhattan 








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" Queens 








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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 



FOUNTAINS 



SUBJECT 

City Hall — Cupola Restored. 
Baby and Duck Fountain 
Barrett Memorial Fountain . 
Lowell Memorial Fountain . 
Queensboro Bridge Fountain. 



Van Cortlandt Park Fountain 
Wireless Operators Fountain . 



ARTIST 

John McComb, Jr. ... 
Frederick W. MacMonnies, N.A 
Sherry E. Fry, A.N.A. . 
Charles A. Piatt, N.A. . 
Edwin H. Blashfield, N.A 
Eli Harvey .... 
Charles W. Stoughton . 
Allen and Cohens . 
Hewitt and Bottomley . 



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Erasmus High School Window 
Girls' High School Window . 
Story Memorial Window . 



GLASS 

Church Glass & Decorating Co. . 18 

. M.T.Lamb 20 

Frederick Stymetz Lamb . . .22 



Prison Ship Martyr's . 



MONUMENTS 

. Stanford White 



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MURAL PAINTINGS 

Ancient Commerce .... A. Bogdanove 
Birth and Development of Edu- 



cation 

Military Engineering 



Frederick Lincoln Stoddard 
Ralph T. Willis . . . . 



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PORTRAITS 



Stephen Grover Cleveland 
Robert Ogden Doremus 
William J. Gaynor 
John McComb, Jr. 
Alexander Seward Webb 
Solomon Woolf . 



Eastman Johnson, N.A. 
George R. Boynton. 
J. Campbell Phillips 
Samuel L. Waldo, A.N.A. 
George R. Boynton. 
Samuel Johnson Woolf 



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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 



SCULPTURE 

SUBJECT ARTIST 

Bryant Memorial Herbert Adams, N.A. . 

Carrere & Hastings. 

Bryant Statue Herbert Adams, N.A. . 

Entrance to Municipal Building . McKim, Mead & White 

Adolph A. Weinman, N.A. . 

Greek Sculpture Herbert Adams, N.A. . 

Hebrew Psalmist H. Augustus Lukeman, A. N.A. 

History Paul W. Bartlett, N.A. . . 

Indian Law Giver Attilio Piccirilli, A. N.A. 

Joan of Arc Anna Vaughn Hyatt, A. N.A 

John V. Van Pelt . . . 
Lafayette . Henry Bacon, N.A.. 

Daniel C. French, N.A. . 

Mohammed Charles Keck .... 

Panels on Entrance to Municipal 

Building Adolph A. Weinman, N.A. 

Poe Bust Edmond T. Quinn, A. N.A. 

Schurz Memorial Henry Bacon, N.A.. 

Karl Bitter, N.A. . . . 

Schurz Statue Karl Bitter, N.A. . . . 

Sleepy Hollow Panel .... Frances Grimes .... 
Washington as Commander-in- 
Chief Hermon A. MacNeil, N.A. 

Washington as President ... A. Stirling Calder, N.A. 



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TABLETS 

Blow B. Lillian Link . 

Japanese Tokyo Fine Art School 

Nicolai . Victor D. Brenner . 

Willett Henry Bacon, N.A.. . 

Piccirilli Brothers . 



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FOUNTAINS 



FOUNTAINS— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 
MACOMB'S DAM PARK 

JEROME AVENUE AND l62ND STREET 

ARTISTS 

MARTIN SCHENCK 

ARTHUR G. WALDREAON 

1 866- 

A fountain of limestone about 16 feet long and 4 feet 
high, set on a granite base. On the north side is a large 
granite basin supplied with water from the mouths of a 
central grotesque human face in low relief, and two dolphins 
in high relief one at each end. On the south side is a smaller 
granite basin. 

Purchased by the City in 1908. 



VAN CORTLANDT PARK 

COLONIAL GARDEN 

ARTISTS 
ALLEN & COLLENS, ARCHITECTS 

A fountain of pinkish white granite, consisting of a 
richly carved octagonal central basin 12 ft. 6 in. in diameter, 
and a central shaft about 11 ft. high, set in a circular basin 
42 ft. in diameter. The central shaft is decorated with the 
seals of the original thirteen colonies. The seal of New York, 
held by a beaver, forms the finial. On the square block 
below are the seals of Delaware (south); South Carolina 
(west); Georgia (north); North Carolina (east). On the 



FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 

face of the octagonal basin are the seals of the remaining 
colonies, arranged in the following order, beginning on the 
south and moving to the left: Virginia, New Hampshire, 
Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, 
Connecticut, Maryland. 
Around the base of the higher fountain is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THIS FOUNTAIN IS GIVEN TO THE 

CITY OF NEW YORK 

BY THE 

COLONIAL DAMES OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK 

Given to the City in 1913. 
See illustration facing page 1. 



FOUNTAINS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 
BABY AND DUCK 

PROSPECT PARK, VALE OF CASHMERE 

ARTIST 

FREDERICK WILLIAM MACMONNIES, N.A. 

1863- 

A small bronze fountain placed in a water lily pool. On 
a richly sculptured circular base stands a nude baby holding 
in its arms a struggling duck, from whose bill rises a spray 
of water. From the mouths of six bronze turtles, placed 
among the lilies, sprays of water rise in arch form over the 
main fountain. 

Given to the City in 1896. 

See illustration facing page 4. 

BETSY HEAD PLAYGROUND 

DUMONT AND HOPKINSON AVENUES 

ARTISTS 

H. B. HERTS, ARCHITECT 

187I- 

LOUIS ST. LANNE, SCULPTOR 

l86l — 

A brick stele, in the centre of which is an arched niche 
in which, on a rock base, stands the bronze figure of a nude 
man represented as throwing a dart into a half circle basin 
at his feet in which are two bronze seals. Above the water 
on each side is a babe riding on the back of a struggling seal. 
On the back on a bronze tablet is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THIS FOUNTAIN IS ERECTED 

IN LOVING MEMORY 

OF 

ISAAC L. RICE 

185O-I915 

Given to the City in 1916. 











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FOUNTAINS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 
BEAR AND FAWN 

MORNINGSIDE PARK AT I I4TH STREET 

ARTIST 
EDGAR WALTER 

A sculptural group in bronze 8 ft. high, representing a 
fawn hiding under a rock above which a bear is crouched. 
In a hollow in the rock is a small pool of running water. 

INSCRIPTION 

TO THE CHILDREN OF NEW YORK CITY 

GIVEN BY 

ALFRED LINCOLN SELIGMAN 

VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE 

NATIONAL HIGHWAYS PROTECTIVE SOCIETY 

AND ERECTED UNDER THEIR AUSPICES 

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BOWNE MEMORIAL 

ROOSEVELT AND SOUTH STREETS 

ARTIST 

W. L. COTTRELL 

1869- 

A drinking fountain of polished red porphyry, consisting 
of a shaft about 7 feet high, and averaging 2 feet 6 inches 
wide and 1 foot 3 inches thick, set on a single step. On 
each end of the shaft is a half round basin. 

inscription 

in memory of 
samuel w. bowne 

Given to the City in 191 2. 

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FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

FIREMEN'S MEMORIAL 

RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND IOOTH STREET 

ARTISTS 

H. VAN BUREN MAGONIGLE, ARCHITECT 

18.67- 

ATTILIO PICCIRILLI, A.N.A., SCULPTOR 

1 866- 

It consists of a votive tablet 26 feet at base and about 
22 feet high, flanked by two sculptured figures. It stands 
on a plaza with stone balustrade, approached from Riverside 
Drive by a flight of steps, and steps to level of upper road- 
way. 

Facing the Drive is a large water basin fed from a mask 
face in low relief. The plinth of balustrade and coping of 
basin are of Milford granite. The remainder of the monu- 
ment is of Knoxville marble. The figures are of heroic 
size. The one on south designated duty is of a seated woman 
holding a fireman's cap, and embracing a child. The one 
on north designated courage is of a seated woman holding 
in her arms a dead fireman. On the west face of the tablet 
is represented in low relief a fire engine drawn by horses 
driving furiously; below which is the inscription 

TO THE HEROIC DEAD OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT 



On the rear is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

TO THE MEN OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT 

OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

WHO DIED AT THE CALL OF DUTY 

SOLDIERS IN A WAR THAT NEVER ENDS 

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED 

BY THE PEOPLE OF A GRATEFUL CITY 

ERECTED MCMXII 



Given to the City in 1913. 




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FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

LOWELL MEMORIAL 

BRYANT PARK 

ARTIST 

CHARLES A. PLATT, N.A. 

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A fountain of granite, with low basin 32 feet in diameter, 
above which rises an upper basin 13 feet in diameter. On 
the platform east of fountain is set a granite block on which 
in bronze letters is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THIS FOUNTAIN COMMEMORATES 

THE STRONG AND BEAUTIFUL CHARACTER OF 

JOSEPHINE SHAW LOWELL 

I 843-I 905 

WIFE FOR A YEAR OF A PATRIOT SOLDIER 

WIDOW AT TWENTY-ONE 

SERVANT OF NEW YORK STATE AND CITY 

IN THEIR PUBLIC CHARITIES 

SINCERE CANDID COURAGEOUS AND TENDER 

BRINGING HELP AND HOPE TO THE FAINTING 

AND INSPIRING OTHERS TO CONSECRATED LABORS 

Given to the City in 1912. See illustration facing page 6. 



ONE HUNDRED AND TENTH STREET AND FIFTH 
AVENUE FOUNTAIN 

ARTISTS 
CROSS AND CROSS 

It consists of a half circle basin 8 feet in diameter on 
street side, and a smaller basin on sidewalk side. Back of 
the large basin the centre is raised, and on it, on the street 
side, is carved a horse's head, and on the opposite side a human 
face, from the mouth of each of which water flows to the 
basins. It is executed in Tennessee marble. 

Given to the City in 1908. 



FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

PULITZER MEMORIAL 

ARTISTS 

CARRERE AND HASTINGS, ARCHITECTS 

KARL BITTER, N.A., SCULPTOR, I868-I915 

A monumental fountain richly sculptured, erected from 
funds left by will of Joseph Pulitzer. It stands on the plaza 
at the southwest corner of Fifty-ninth Street and Fifth 
Avenue. It is constructed of limestone and consists of six 
basins of varying diameters rising in pyramidal form to a 
height of 20 feet 6 inches above the ground level, the lowest 
basin being 68 feet and the highest 12 feet in diameter. In 
the centre of the top basin is a pedestal 3 feet 6 inches high, 
decorated with garlands, on which stands a bronze statue 
about 8 feet high, of a nude female figure holding a basket 
of fruits. The fountain is sometimes called the Fountain 
of Abundance. Given to the City in 1916. 



QUEENSBORO BRIDGE 

IN MARKET UNDER MANHATTAN APPROACH 

ARTISTS 

EDWIN H. BLASHFIELD, N.A., PAINTER, 1848- 

ELI HARVEY, SCULPTOR, l860~ 

CHARLES W. STOUGHTON, ARCHITECT 

A granite stele, with basin into which water flows from 
the mouth of a sculptured ox head. Above basin is a panel 
in mosaic representing a seated female figure with left arm 
resting on a horn of plenty. 

inscription 
given to the market 

BY THE 
MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY 
IN MEMORY OF 
EVANGELINE WILBOUR BLASHFIELD 

Given to the City in 1919. See illustration facing page 8. 




QUEENSBORO BRIDGE FOUNTAIN 

BY 

EDWIN H. BLASHFIELD, N.A. 

ELI HARVEY AND CHARLES W. STOUGHTON 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 8 



FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

STRAUS MEMORIAL 

BROADWAY AND I06TH STREET 

ARTISTS 

H. AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN, A.N. A., SCULPTOR 
1872- 

EVARTS TRACY, ARCHITECT 
1 868- 

This monument consists of an exedra approached on the 
east and west sides by steps, in front of which is a long low 
pedestal on which is a reclining female figure of heroic size, 
designated memory, gazing into a large pool filled by a stream 
flowing from a lion's mouth. The figure is in bronze; all 
else in light granite. On the high back of the seat is the 
following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN MEMORY OF ISIDOR AND IDA STRAUS 

WHO WERE LOST AT SEA IN THE TITANIC DISASTER APRIL 1 5, I912 

LOVELY AND PLEASANT WERE THEY IN THEIR LIVES AND IN 

THEIR DEATH THEY WERE NOT DIVIDED 

On a bronze tablet set in the pavement north of the exedra : 

ERECTED 

BY VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS 

FROM MANY FELLOW CITIZENS 

AND ACCEPTED FOR THE 

CITY OF NEW YORK BY 

MAYOR 

JOHN PURROY MITCHEL 

AND 

CABOT WARD 

COMMISSIONER OF PARKS 

A. D. MCMXV 

Given to the City in 19 14. 



FOUNTAINS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

SULLIVAN MEMORIAL 

BOWERY AND DELANCEY STREET 

ARTIST 
THOMAS LAMB 

A shaft of granite 10 feet 8 inches high and about 3 feet 
square, with large ball at top. Against the shaft are placed 
four small basins. On west face is a bronze shield on which 
is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN MEMORY OF 

MY FRIEND 

TIMOTHY P. SULLIVAN 

JOHN J. WHITE 
HE WHO LIVES IN 
THE HEARTS 

OF 

HIS FRIENDS 

IS NOT 

DEAD 

Given to the City in 191 1. 

WIRELESS OPERATORS' FOUNTAIN 

BATTERY PARK NEAR BARGE OFFICE 

ARTISTS 
HEWITT AND BOTTOMLEY 

It consists of a low broad basin behind which is a ceno- 
taph decorated with a garland at the top. It is flanked by 
two stone seats. All constructed of granite. 

SIGNED: HEWITT AND BOTTOMLEY, ARCHITECTS 
INSCRIPTIONS 

(on west face) 

ERECTED IN MEMORY OF 

WIRELESS OPERATORS 

LOST AT SEA AT THE POST OF DUTY 

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Below this, and on the north, east and south faces, are 
inscribed the names of a number of wireless operators, with 
dates and places of death. 

Given to the City in 1915. See illustration facing page 10. 



WOMAN'S HEALTH PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION 

RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND Il6TH STREET 

ARTIST 
BRUNO LOUIS ZIMM 

1875- 

A small basin with band ornament, mounted on three 
steps, and resting against a stone stele on which is carved 
in high relief two female figures holding a lamp. On each 
side are stone seats. 

Executed in pink Tennessee marble. 

On central panel is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

ERECTED 

BY THE 

woman's HEALTH 

PROTECTIVE 

ASSOCIATION 

OF NEW YORK CITY 

TO COMMEMORATE 

ITS TWENTY-FIFTH 

YEAR OF ACTIVITY 

ON BEHALF OF 

THE PUBLIC HEALTH 

1884 I909 

MARY E. TRAUTMANN, PRESIDENT 

ESTHER HERRMAN FRANCIS STIEBEL 

HELENE S. BELL ANNA C. HOLT 

Over the seats are inscribed the names of the Directors of 
the Association. 



Given to the City in 19 10. 



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FOUNTAINS— BOROUGH OF RICHMOND 



BARRETT MEMORIAL 

SOUTHEAST OF BOROUGH HALL 

ARTIST 

SHERRY E. FRY, A.N.A 

1879- 

It consists of an ideal male figure of heroic size in bronze, 
partly draped, with outstretched right arm, and left hand 
holding a shield and spear, mounted on a base of Tennessee 
marble of triangular form. In front is a large oval basin 
with a jet fountain, and in the rear a small drinking fountain. 
The lower part of the front of the basin is ornamented with 
low reliefs suggestive of war, on each side of a central circular 
panel in which is a mask-like face. 



INSCRIPTIONS 

MEMORIAL TO MAJOR 
CLARENCE T. BARRETT 

ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY OF 

184O — MAJOR CLARENCE T. BARRETT — 1906 

A FAITHFUL ACTIVE CITIZEN OF 

RICHMOND BOROUGH, 

WHO SERVED WITH DISTINCTION 

THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR. 

A DESCENDANT OF 

COLONEL JAMES BARRETT, 

COMMANDER AT BATTLE OF CONCORD, 

APRIL 1775. 

LOYAL, HONEST, BRAVE AND TRUE 



Given to the City in 1915. 
See illustration facing page 12. 



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PUTNAM MEMORIAL 

PORT RICHMOND PARK 

ARTIST 

VIRGIL W. FULLER 

1869- 

A drinking fountain of Roman stone, with half round 
bowl, 3 feet in diameter, with carved border, placed against 
a low stele. On a bronze tablet is the following 

inscription 
1865-1913 

IN MEMORY OF 

EUGENE G. PUTNAM 

PRINCIPAL FOR 1 7 YEARS 

OF PUBLIC SCHOOL 20, 

PRESENTED BY HIS FRIENDS 

IN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY. 

Given to the City in 191 5. 



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GLASS 



GLASS— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 
YOUNG MEMORIAL 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 52 AUDITORIUM 

ARTISTS 
J. AND R. LAMB 

A stained glass window in two panels representing the 
Acropolis at Athens and landscape. A memorial to Dr. 
Young (1865-19 1 8), Principal of School from 1914 to 1918. 

inscriptions 

TO live in the hearts of those we leave behind 
IS NOT to die 
in memoriam a tribute from 

dr. frank alfred young his teachers, pupils and 

191 9 FRIENDS 

Given to the City in 1919. 



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GLASS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 



ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL 

AUDITORIUM 

ERASMUS WINDOW 

ARTISTS 
CHURCH GLASS AND DECORATING COMPANY 

A window about 15 feet by 15 feet in painted glass, con- 
sisting of 39 panels, 21 of which are figure pieces representing 
scenes in the life of Erasmus, as follows: 



Left-hand side 

ERASMUS A PUPIL IN 

THE SCHOOL OF THE 

BROTHERS OF THE 

COMMON LIFE AT 

DEVENTER, 1 478 



Centre 



Right-hand side 



ERASMUS PREPARING ADMITTED BACHELOR 
HIS TRANSLATION AND DOCTOR AT 

OF THE NEW TESTA- CAMBRIDGE AND 
MENT INTO GREEK OXFORD 

1513 1506 



ERASMUS AT PARIS 
INSTRUCTING SEV- 
ERAL ENGLISHMEN, 
1492 



TEACHING YOUNG 

ENGLISHMEN AND 

WOMEN GREEK 

1513 



VISITING ITALY 
AND BEING MADE 
DOCTOR OF THEOL- 
OGY AT PADUA 
1506 



PRESENTATION TO 

KING HENRY VII 

BY SIR THOMAS 

MOORE AND LORD 

MOUNTJOY 



PERSONIFICATION 
OF THE ARTS 
AND SCIENCES 



Given to the City in 19 12. 
See illustration facing page 18. 



making the 

acquaintance of 

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ERASMUS HIGH SCHOOL WINDOW 

BY 

CHURCH GLASS AND DECORATING CO. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 1 8 



GLASS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

ERASMUS HALL— CONTINUED 

LIBRARY 

MEMORIAL TO WALTER B. GUNNISON 
1864-1916 

ARTISTS 
THE TIFFANY STUDIOS 

A group of 10 panels in opalescent, plated and painted 
glass. The central panel shows a female figure crowned, 
holding an open book, and standing before a throne. On 
the two sides are representations of an exedra and landscape. 
Over the central figure is the following 

inscription 

in memoriam 

walter balfour gunnison, ph.d. 

first principal of erasmus hall high school 

(1896-19 I 6) 

Given to the City in 191 9. 



GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 

LIBRARY 

KNOWLEDGE and WISDOM 

ARTIST 
M. T. LAMB 

Two stained glass windows forming one group. In left 
window a robed angel is represented holding a torch in right 
hand and an open book in left. In right window a similar 
figure is shown, carrying a palm branch in right hand, and a 
sphere in left. 

inscriptions 

knowledge wisdom 

given by in commemoration of the 

the alumnae to the school twenty-fifth anniversary 

of its opening 

Given to the City in 19 14. See illustration facing page 20. 

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GLASS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

CxIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL— CONTINUED 

HALL 

MEMORIAL TO CALVIN PATTERSON 

' i 847- i 902 

ARTIST 
THE TIFFANY STUDIOS 

A window erected at end of first story hall. It consists 
of two figures representing Alcuin, the great teacher of the 
ninth century, demonstrating to Charlemagne, the great 
ruler, the correct method of ascertaining the date of Easter. 

inscription 

calvin patterson 
principal girls' high school 

1887-I902 

Given to the City in 1902. 

PUBLIC SCHOOL No. 85, AUDITORIUM 
STORY MEMORIAL 

ARTIST 

FREDERICK STYMETZ LAMB 

1863- 

A window consisting of three panels, representing a rural 
scene, and intended to exemplify the words of the Twenty- 
third Psalm: "He maketh me to lie down in green pastures, 
He leadeth me beside the still waters." 

A memorial to Alice H. Story (1867-1912), Principal of 
Primary Department, 1894-1912. On plate below is the 

INSCRIPTION 

IN MEMORY OF 
ALICE H. STORY 

Given to the City in 1913. See illustration facing page 22. 

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GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL WINDOWS 

BY 
M. T. LAMB 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 1 9 



GLASS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 
WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL 

MAIN CORRIDOR, FIRST STORY, WEST END 

FORD MEMORIAL 

ARTISTS 
d'ascenzo STUDIOS 

An opalescent glass window designated Knowledge. It 
represents a young girl carrying a book, behind whom stands 
an angel holding a torch. In a panel is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THE LIGHT THAT SHINETH MORE AND MORE UNTO THE 

PERFECT DAY 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF 

JESSIE FRANCES FORD 

CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH 1897-I916 

Given to the City in 191 8. 

MAIN CORRIDOR, FIRST STORY, EAST END 

BOURNE AND WADLEIGH MEMORIAL 

ARTISTS 
SPIERO-LEDERLE CO. 

An opalescent glass window designated Faith. It 
represents a draped female figure holding in her right hand 
a sword, and in her left a lamp. In a panel, is the following 

inscription 

in honor of 

lydia f. wadleigh and susan bourne 

this window was presented to the 

wadleigh high school 

lydia f. wadleigh asso. and the classes of i909 

Given to the City in 1909. 

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GLASS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL— CONTINUED 

SECOND STORY 

VICTOR HUGO 

ARTIST 
THE GORHAM COMPANY 

The Goethe window originally placed in first story 
(described page 102 of Volume I of the Catalogue of Works 
of Art belonging to the City of New York) has been placed 
at the west end of the second story corridor and now forms 
the left division of a double window. In the right division 
is placed a corresponding window in the center of which is 
a full face portrait. At the top of the window are inscribed 
the words Victor Hugo. 

inscription 
presented to 

THE 

WADLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL 

BY 

THE CLASSES OF 1908 

Given to the City in 1908. 



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MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 
HUDSON MEMORIAL COLUMN 

WEST 227TH STREET — SPUYTEN DUYVIL 

ARTISTS 
BABB, COOK AND WELCH 

A Roman Doric Column, 80 feet high, of Milford granite, 
set on a rectangular pedestal 20 feet high. On the capital 
of column is a high pedestal on which it was intended to erect 
a bronze statue of Henry Hudson for which a model was 
made by Karl Bitter, N.A. ; and on the north and south faces 
of the pedestal are incised panels intended for bronze reliefs 
to be executed by H. M. Shrady, A.N.A. None of this 
bronze work had been installed on 31st of December, 1919. 

Given to the City in 1909. 



SPANISH WAR MONUMENT 

I37TH STREET AND THIRD AVENUE 

ARTIST 
ALBERT E. DAVIS 

A Roman Doric Column of polished granite, 19 feet high; 
mounted on an 8 foot plinth, and surmounted by a rectan- 
gular block supporting a sphere. On base is a replica of the 
McKinley Square Tablet described later; below which is the 
following 

inscription 

to the brave men 

of bronx borough 

who gave their lives 

for their country 

in the war with spain 

this memorial 

is dedicated 

A. D. I919 

Given to the City in 1919. 

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 

WORLD WAR MONUMENT 

I39TH STREET AND THIRD AVENUE 

ARTISTS 
HAROLD M. BOWDOIN, ARCHITECT 

1876- 
MENCONI BROTHERS, SCULPTORS 

A column of the Doric Greek order, in granite, 22 feet 
high, raised on a 6 foot plinth and step, and surmounted by 
a block on which is an eagle. 

INSCRIPTIONS 

(south side) 

TO THE HONORED DEAD 

WHO MADE 

THE SUPREME SACRIFICE 

FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN 

THE GREAT WAR 

MCMXVII-MCMXIX 

ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY 

OF THEM AND THEIR PATRIOTISM 

BY THEIR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS 

OF LOCAL BOARD NUMBER TWO 

NEW YORK CITY 

On the other sides are inscribed 58 names. 
Given to the City in 1919. 



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MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 



PRISON SHIP MARTYRS MONUMENT 

FORT GREENE PARK 



ARTIST 

STANFORD WHITE 

I 853-I 906 



Approached from Myrtle Avenue by an impressive flight 
of one hundred granite steps, 80 feet wide, broken by two 
wide platforms, is a paved terrace about 250 feet square on 
each corner of which is part of a shaft of a Doric Greek 
column in granite, against which is a bronze eagle designed 
by Adolph A. Weinman, N.A. 

The monument is of granite and consists of two low plat- 
forms on which stands a colossal Doric Greek column 114 
feet high and 17 feet 6 inches in diameter at its base; with 
abacus decorated on faces with a Greek fret. On this is an 
octagonal base, 6 feet high, on which stands a bronze tripod, 
18 feet 9 inches high. The top of the column is reached 
by stairs approached through a simple bronze door in the 
base of the column. 

On its face is the following 



INSCRIPTION 

1776 

THE 

PRISON 

SHIP 

MARTYRS 

MONUMENT 

I908 

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

PRISON SHIP MARTYRS MONUMENT— CONTINUED 

On the lower platform of the grand stairway is the entrance 
to a vault over which is inserted a slab of brown sandstone 
on which is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN THE NAME OF THE SPIRITS OF 
THE DEPARTED FREE 
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THAT POR- 
TION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN, SOLDIERS & 
CITIZENS WHO PERISHED IN THE CAUSE OF 
LIBERTY & THEIR COUNTRY ON BOARD THE 
PRISON SHIPS OF THE BRITISH (DURING THE 
REVOLUTIONARY WAR) AT THE WALL-ABOUT. 
THIS IS THE CORNER STONE OF THE VAULT 
WHICH CONTAINS THEIR RELICS. ERECTED BY 
THE TAMMANY SOCIETY OR COLUMBIAN 
ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE GROUND 
FOR WHICH WAS BESTOWED BY JOHN JACKSON 
NASSAU ISLAND, SEASON OF BLOSSOMS 
YEAR OF DISCOVERY, THE 316TH 
OF THE INSTITUTION THE IO/TH AND OF 
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE THE 32ND 
APRIL THE 6TH, 1808. 

JACOB VANDERVOORT 
JOHN JACKSON 
BURDET STRYKER 
ISSACHAR COZZENS 
ROBERT TOWNSEND 
BENJAMIN WATSON 
SAMUEL COWDRY 

WILLIAM AND DAVID CAMPBELL, BUILDERS. 

Completed in 1908 and erected at the expense of the Gov- 
ernments of the United States, of the State of New York, 
of the City of New York, and of private citizens and patriotic 
societies. 

See illustration facing page 26. 

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WALL-ABOUT 
COMMITTEE 



MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



MAINE MONUMENT 

COLUMBUS CIRCLE 

ARTISTS 

H. VAN BUREN MAGONIGLE, ARCHITECT 
1867- 

ATTILIO PICCIRILLI, A.N.A., SCULPTOR 
1 866- 

This memorial takes the form of a monumental entrance 
to Central Park. Constructed of marble unless otherwise 
stated. In the centre is a pylon of marble, with granite 
base, 43 feet 6 inches high, and about 12 feet square at the 
base. On a plinth above this stands a group in bronze, 
about 15 feet high. This central pylon is placed between 
two broad roadways, on the sides of which are entrances for 
foot passengers flanked by smaller pylons about 12 feet in 
height and 9 feet square at the base, with stone seats. 

The small pylons are decorated with maritime symbols in 
low relief. On the south side of the central pylon is a large 
basin in which is placed the representation of the prow of a 
wooden battle ship on which stands a sculptured group of 
heroic size consisting of a central robed female figure with 
outstretched arms representing peace. On her right, seated 
at her feet, is a nude female embracing a weeping boy, repre- 
senting fortitude. 

On the north side is a group of heroic size consisting of a 
robed female with uplifted hands and closed eyes represent- 
ing justice. On her right, seated at her feet, is a nude 
male holding a bronze sword in his uplifted right hand. On 
her left is a hajf nude female reading from a tablet, repre- 
senting HISTORY. 

On the east side is a colossal nude figure of a reclining 
youth symbolizing the Atlantic; and on the west side, a 
corresponding colossal nude figure of a reclining elderly man 
with flowing beard symbolizing the pacific. 

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

MAINE MONUMENT— CONTINUED 

On the top of the central pylon is a colossal group in bronze 
representing a robed female standing in a shell drawn by 
three sea-horses, symbolizing Columbia triumphant. On 
the central pylon are the following 

INSCRIPTIONS 

Oh the east and west sides are inscribed the names of those 
who lost their lives in the sinking of the battleship Maine in 
the harbor of Havana, February 15, 1898. 



On the south side 



TO 

VALIANT SEAMEN 

WHO PERISHED IN THE 

MAINE 

BY FATE UNWARNED 

IN DEATH UNAFRAID 

MDCCCXCVIII 

MCMXII 



On the north side 

TO 

THE FREEMEN 

WHO DIED IN THE 

WAR WITH SPAIN 

THAT OTHERS 

MIGHT BE FREE 

MDCCCXCVIII 

MCMXII 

On the pedestal of the north sculptured group is inscribed 

ERECTED THROUGH PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 

BY 

NATIONAL MAINE MONUMENT COMMITTEE 

JAMES GRANT WILSON, CHAIRMAN 

WILLIAM R. HEARST GEORGE F. SHRADY 

JOHN W. KELLER J. EDWARD SIMMONS 

Given to the City in 1913. 

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MONUMENTS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

REVOLUTIONARY CANNON 

BATTERY PARK, NEAR BARGE OFFICE 

A revolutionary iron cannon 50 inches long with bore 
2Y2 inches; mounted on a granite base. On the face of the 
base, on a bronze tablet, is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THIS ANCIENT CANNON 

WAS EXHUMED IN 1 892 ON THE SITE OF 

NO. 55 BROADWAY ON THE CORNER OF EXCHANGE ALLEY 

OR "THE HIGHWAY LEADING TO THE 

FORTIFICATION CALLED OYSTER PASTY" 1695-1783 

PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY 

WILLIAM HENRY MAIRS 

PLACED HERE BY THE CHILDREN OF 

THE CITY HISTORY CLUB 

I9I4 

Given to the City in 1914. 



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MONUMENTS— BOROUGH OF RICHMOND 
SPANISH WAR MONUMENT 

ST. GEORGE 

ARTIST 
ALLEN G. NEWMAN 

1875- 

A bronze figure of heroic size, representing a soldier march- 
ing at ease; hence commonly called The Hiker. It is 
erected on the esplanade northeast of the Borough Hall, and 
stands on a granite pedestal about 8 feet high. This stone 
was part of an old gun foundation which accounts for the 
hole in the back. 

Given to the City in 1916. 



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MURAL PAINTINGS, ETC. 



MURAL PAINTINGS— BOROUGH OF 
BROOKLYN 



BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION 

EASTERN DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 

ARTIST 

FREDERICK LINCOLN STODDARD 

l86l- 

Three allegorical paintings in oil, 8 feet by 12 feet, placed 
in adjacent panels on walls of Keap Street entrance. 

Left panel 

THE GIFT OF FIRE 

On cliffs in background is shown Prometheus bound to a 
rock. In foreground are depicted the nude figures of a 
man and woman reaching forward to enlightenment repre- 
sented by a flame, the animal world being represented by a 
snarling tiger. 

Central panel 

THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION 

In foreground a peaceful lion is shown wreathed with 
flowers by a babe held by its half clothed mother on the 
right, while the father on the left holds a piece of rough pot- 
tery. In the centre background the spirit of light approaches 
in the form of a female figure draped in white, carrying a 
lighted lamp. 

Right panel 

THE BIRTH OF THE ALPHABET 

Two warriors in background. In foreground a half draped 
man cutting with a spearhead the Greek letter delta on 
surface of a rock. 

Given to the City in 1915. 
See illustration facing page 34. 

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MURAL PAINTINGS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

COMMERCE, ANCIENT AND MODERN 

COMMERCIAL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
A. BOGDANOVE 

1887- 

Two allegorical paintings in oil, 14 feet by 17 feet. 

ANCIENT COMMERCE 

In foreground slaves are shown displaying merchandise to 
prospective purchasers. In background ancient ships are 
indicated on the shore of the sea, with fishing vessels in the 
far distance, and a camel caravan on the beach. 

See illustration facing page 36. 

MODERN COMMERCE 

In foreground laborers are shown on the sea-shore handling 
a bale of goods. In the near distance modern ocean steamers 
are depicted. The background represents the harbour of 
New York City, with a battleship in the middle distance, 
and the Brooklyn Bridge in the far distance. 

Given to the City in 191 9. 



WASHINGTON BEFORE THE BATTLE OF LONG 

ISLAND 

PUBLIC SCHOOL NO. 5 

ARTIST 

FREDERICK STYMETZ LAMB 

1863- 

Three panels, 8 feet 8 inches high, painted in oil, repre- 
senting Washington and his officers in the intrenchments 
before the Battle of Long Island. The centre panel, 16 feet 
wide, represents Washington examining a map, with six 

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officers surrounding him; to the right a sentry stands at 
attention by a cannon. The left panel, 7 feet wide, repre- 
sents three soldiers and an officer standing by a cannon. The 
right panel of same width represents three soldiers, an officer 
and a drummer boy. On adjacent wall panels are the fol- 
lowing 

INSCRIPTIONS 

(left panel) (right panel) 

THE THE 

CONFERENCE FORTIFICATION 

BETWEEN ON THE HEIGHT 

WASHINGTON BEFORE 

AND HIS THE BATTLE 

OFFICERS OF 

IN LONG ISLAND 

Given to the City in 191 1. 



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MURAL PAINTINGS, ETC.— BOROUGH OF 

MANHATTAN 



"AM I MY BROTHER'S KEEPER?" 

BOARD OF EDUCATION BUILDING 

ARTIST 
J. C. DOLLMAN 

A painting in oil depicting the misery of the unemployed. 
It represents a bench on the Thames embankment on which 
are sleeping, under the glare of an electric light, five men 
and a woman with her babe. Intended by the donor to 
illustrate the necessity of industrial education. 

Height 48 in. ; width 72 in. 
Given to the City in 191 1. 



DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL 

MURAL PAINTING IN ENTRANCE HALL 

ARTIST 
JAY VAN EVEREN 

Three lunettes painted in oil. The artist intended, 
through the morning sky and flowers, to typify the Spring 
time or morning of youth. The central lunette shows in 
centre a youth holding a roll on which is the word Veritas. 
On each side of him is a seated youth. The smaller lunettes 
show birds and woodland. 

Given to the City in 1916. 

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DUTCH AND INDIANS TRADING 

WASHINGTON IRVING HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
ROBERT K. RYLAND 

1873- 

A mural decoration in oil depicting two Dutch traders, 
who have landed from a boat, bargaining with two Indian 
braves for pelts and corn. In front of them are two Indian 
women, and a young girl, examining cloth and jewelry. 

Given to the City in 191 7. 



MILITARY ENGINEERING 

TWENTY-SECOND REGIMENT ARMORY STAIRWAY 

ARTIST 
RALPH T. WILLIS 

Three panels, each 28 feet by 5 feet 6 inches, representing 
work of army engineering in course of construction; and 
eight small panels of conventional design, displaying shields, 
on which are engineering symbols. 

Purchased by the City in 19 13. 
See illustration facing page 38. 

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PORTRAITS 



PORTRAITS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 



FREDERIC A. WARD 

JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT, NOVEMBER I898-JANUARY 1 899 
JUSTICES' CHAMBERS, COUNTY COURT HOUSE 

ARTIST 

JOHN W. ALEXANDER, N.A. 

1856-I915 

A half-length portrait in oil. Subject is shown seated 
with left side towards observer, left arm resting on arm of 
chair, holding a closed book in hand. 

Given to the City in 1914. 



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PORTRAITS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND 

1837-1908 

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, 1 885-89; 1 893-97 

CITY HALL 

ARTIST 

EASTMAN JOHNSON, N.A. 

I 8 24- I 906 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is shown 
seated close to a table with right hand resting on a docu- 
ment, and left hand on arm of chair. 

Height, 60 in.; width, 42 in. Signed E. J. 

Given to City in 1912. 

See illustration facing page 44. 



ALFRED GEORGE COMPTON 

1835-1913 
professor in college of city of new york 1853-1911 

city college, tower room 

ARTIST 

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 

l86l- 

A full-length portrait in oil. Subject is represented 
seated with legs crossed, left hand on left knee, right arm 
resting on back of chair; with eye-glasses in hand. 

Height, 55 in.; width, 35 in. Painted in 1905. 

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STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND 

BY 

EASTMAN JOHNSON, N.A. 
FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 44 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

ROBERT OGDEN DOREMUS 
i 824- i 906 

PROFESSOR IN COLLEGE OF CITY OF NEW YORK, 1852-I902 
CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 

l86l- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is repre- 
sented in academic cap and gown seated in high-backed chair 
with right arm resting on its arm. 

Height, 55 in.; width, 393^2 m - Painted in 1903. 

See illustration facing page 46. 



PHILIP WANTON ENGS 

FIRE ALARM HEADQUARTERS 

ARTIST 
UNKNOWN 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. 

INSCRIPTIONS 

BLESSED BE HEAVEN THERE IS HERE AND THERE A MAN BORN 
WHO LOVES TRUTH AS TRUTH SHOULD BE LOVED, WITH ALL 
HIS HEART AND ALL HIS SOUL, AND HATES UNTRUTH WITH A 
CORRESPONDING HATRED. 

CARLYLE 

PHILIP WANTON ENGS 

ASSISTANT ENGINEER 1824-1833 

COMMISSIONER 1865-1867 

PRESENTED TO THE NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENT 

BY HIS GRANDSON 

EDWARD LAWTON SNYDER 

Given to the City in 191 1. 

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PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

JOHN HUSTON FINLEY 
1863- 

PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE OF CITY OF NEW YORK, 

I 903-I 913 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

SAMUEL JOHNSON WOOLF 

l880- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject, in 
academic robe without cap, is shown standing, with extended 
right hand holding a small book, and left hand in pocket of 
coat. 

Height, 63 in.; width, 42^ in. Painted in 1905. 



FRANK T. FITZGERALD 

1857-1907 

SURROGATE, NEW YORK COUNTY 1893-I907 
HALL OF RECORDS 

ARTIST 

JOHN W. ALEXANDER, N.A. 

I856-I915 

A half-length portrait in oil, representing subject in full 
official robes seated by a table on which he rests left arm. 

Height, 36 in.; width, 54 in. Given to the City in 1909. 

46 




ROBERT OGDEN DOREMUS 

BY 
GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 



FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 45 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

WILLIAM J. GAYNOR 

1851-1913 

MAYOR OF GREATER NEW YORK, I9IO-I913 
CITY HALL 

ARTIST 
J. CAMPBELL PHILLIPS 

1873- 

A three-quarter portrait in oil. The subject is shown 
standing with thumbs of hands in trousers' pockets. 

Height, 39 in. ; width, 29 in. Purchased by the City in 1913. 

See illustration facing page 48. 



CHARLES GEORGE HERBERMANN 
1 840-1 916 

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

I 869-1 91 6 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 
VICTOR DAVID HECHT 

1873- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is shown 
wearing white waistcoat and white tie, seated with hands 
folded in front. 

Height, 49 in.; width, 35 in. Painted in 191 1. 

47 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

HENRY PHELPS JOHNSTON 

1842- 

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

1879-I916 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

EDWIN B. CHILD 

1 868- 

A half-length portrait in oil. Subject shown seated, 
wearing spectacles; only upper half of left hand shown. 

Height, 30 in.; width, 25 in. 



HENRY M. LEIPZIGER 
1854-1917 

SUPERVISOR OF FREE LECTURES, NEW YORK CITY 
CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 
A. ROMES 

A full-length portrait in oil. Subject, with heavy beard 
and wearing white cravat, is shown seated with both arms 
resting on arms of chair, left hand holding a roll of paper. 

Height, 47 in.; width, 33^2 in- Painted in 1908. 

48 




WILLIAM J. GAYNOR 

BY 
J. CAMPBELL PHILLIPS 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 47 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

JOHN McCOMB, Jr. 

i 763-1 853 
architect of the new york city hall 

city hall 

ARTIST 

SAMUEL L. WALDO, A.N.A. 

I783-1867 

A half-length portrait in oil. Subject wearing black 
coat and white stock, is seated in a chair upholstered in 
crimson. He holds in right hand a plan of the City Hall, 
and in background is shown a view of east wing of the 
building. 

Height, 31 in. ; width, 26 in. Purchased by the City in 1916. 

See illustration facing page 50. 



DANIEL GUSTAVUS ROLLINS 

1 842-1 897 

SURROGATE, NEW YORK COUNTY, 1882-1887 
HALL OF RECORDS, surrogate's COURT 

ARTIST 

JOHN W. ALEXANDER, N.A. 

I856-1915 

A half-length portrait in oil. Subject is seated, and is 
represented in judicial robes, showing left side of face in 
profile. Right hand is extended resting on arm of chair; 
lower part of left hand is hidden by table. 

Height, 36 in.; width, 54 in. Given to the City in 1909. 

49 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

EDWARD MORSE SHEPARD 
i 850-1 91 i 

CHAIRMAN OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF COLLEGE OF CITY OF 
NEW YORK, I904-I9II 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

J. REDDING KELLY 

1873- 

COPY OF PAINTING BY FERRARIS 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is rep- 
resented seated in arm chair facing to right, but with head 
turned towards observer, and with arms folded across breast. 

Height, 41 in.; width, 33 in. Given to the City in 1912. 



ABNER C. THOMAS 
1 844-1 91 1 

SURROGATE, NEW YORK COUNTY, 19OO-I9II 
HALL OF RECORDS, SURROGATE'S COURT 

ARTIST 

S. SEYMOUR THOMAS 

1 868- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is rep- 
resented in judicial robes, seated in leather-backed chair, 
with right hand holding a paper, left elbow resting on table 
covered with books and papers, left hand held against face. 

Height, 40 in.; width, 49 in. Given to City in 1913. 

5° 




JOHN McCOMB, Jr. 

BY 
SAMUEL L. WALDO, A.N. A. 
FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 49 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

FITZ GERALD TISDALL 
i 839-191 5 

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

I 879-I9I 5 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 

l86l- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject, with 
white side-whiskers and mustache, is represented in academic 
cap and gown, over evening dress, with white waistcoat and 
tie, standing by table on which he rests right hand, left hand 
being held to side. 

Height, 55 in.; width, 39 in. Painted in 1910. 



ALEXANDER SEWARD WEBB 

1 836-191 1 

PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

187O-I902 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 

l86l- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject, with 
flowing white beard, is represented in academic robe seated 
by table on which he rests left hand. In right hand he 
holds a pen. 

Height, 55^ in.; width, 45^ in. Painted in 1902. 

See illustration facing page 52. 

51 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

ADOLPH WERNER 

1838-1919 

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

186I-I915 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 
LOUIS LOEB, N.A. 

I 866-1 909 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is rep- 
resented standing by a table on which he rests his right hand 
grasping a book. 

Height, 50 in.; width, 37 in. Painted in 1907. 



GENERAL GEORGE W. WINGATE 

1840- 

PUBLIC SCHOOL NO. 40 

ARTIST 
DAVID ANTHONY TANSZKY 

1878- 

A three-quarter length portrait. Subject, with bald 
head and pointed grey beard, is represented seated with left 
hand and right elbow resting on chair arms, and holding 
spectacles in right hand. 

Height, 50 in.; width, 36 in. Given to the City in 1915. 

52 




ALEXANDER SEWARD WEBB 

BY 
GEORGE RUFUS BOYNTON 
FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 5 1 



PORTRAITS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

SOLOMON WOOLF 
1840-1911 

PROFESSOR IN THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 

1877-1903 

CITY COLLEGE, TOWER ROOM 

ARTIST 

SAMUEL JOHNSON WOOLF 

1880- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is seated 
in a wicker chair with hands folded, and overcoat thrown over 
left arm and right knee. 

Height, 42 in.; width, 32 in. Painted in 1909. 

See illustration facing page 54. 



53 



PORTRAITS— BOROUGH OF QUEENS 



RUPERT B. THOMAS 
1867- 

MEMBER OF BOARD OF EDUCATION, 1907-I917 
FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
EDWIN B. CHILD 

1 868- 

A three-quarter length portrait in oil. Subject is shown 
seated in heavy chair on each arm of which he rests an ex- 
tended hand. On a tablet on frame is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

RUPERT B. THOMAS 

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 

I907-I9 — 

WHOSE ZEALOUS, ENERGETIC AND DEVOTED LABORS 

WERE LARGELY INSTRUMENTAL IN SECURING THIS 

BUILDING 

PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL BY THE 

CITIZENS OF FLUSHING AND VICINITY 

Height, 50 in.; width, 40 in. Given to the City in 1915. 



54 




SOLOMON WOOLF 

BY 
SAMUEL JOHNSON WOOLF 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 53 



SCULPTURE 



SCULPTURE— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 

LOUIS J. HEINTZ 

1861-1893 

GRAND CONCOURSE BETWEEN 162ND AND 163RD STREETS 

ARTISTS 

PIERRE FIETU, SCULPTOR 

WILLIAM WELLES BOSWORTH, A.N. A., ARCHITECT 

1869- 

A portrait statue in bronze, of heroic size, placed on a 
granite pedestal, in front of which is standing a draped 
female in bronze designated Fame, represented as drawing 
the inscription on the pedestal, and holding a palm branch 
in left hand. 

INSCRIPTION 

LOUIS J. HEINTZ 

TO COMMEMORATE 

THE FOUNDING OF 

THE PROGRESS AND 

PROSPERITY OF THE 

BRONX 

Given to the City in 1909. 



JUSTICE 

BRONX BOROUGH COURT HOUSE 

ARTIST 
G. E. ROINE, SCULPTOR 

A statue in Tennessee marble placed over main entrance 
on south facade. It consists of a draped seated female 
figure, of heroic size, with a crown of leaves in hair, sup- 
porting with right hand a large sword, and holding with left 
hand a book which rests on seat. 

Purchased by the City in 19 10. 

57 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 

EDGAR ALLAN POE 

i 809-1 849 

POE PARK, KINGSBRIDGE ROAD 

ARTIST 

EDMOND T. QUINN, A.N.A 

1 868- 

A bronze bust of heroic size on a pedestal of marble 5 feet 
high. 

(Bust temporarily placed for safekeeping in Poe Memorial 

Cottage.) 

INSCRIPTION 

EDGAR ALLAN POE 

I 809-I 849 

IN A COTTAGE OPPOSITE THIS SITE 

THE POET AND AUTHOR LIVED 

I 846- I 849 

ERECTED BY THE BRONX 

SOCIETY OF ARTS & SCIENCES 

JANUARY 19, I909 

Given to the City in 1909. 
See illustration facing page 58. 



58 




POE BUST 

BY 
EDMOND T. QUINN, A.N. A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 58 



SCULPTURE— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 
BEDFORD PARK WAR MEMORIAL 

ARTIST 

EDWIN H. DENBY 

1873- 

A monument in limestone, 9 feet 3 inches high by 4 feet 
6 inches wide, mounted on two granite steps. The upper 
part consists of a panel framed with a Greek fret, below 
which is a shallow shelf supported by brackets enclosing a 
second panel. On the upper panel are inscribed six names. 
On the lower panel is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN LOVING MEMORY 

TO THOSE BRAVE MEN OF THIS 

VICINITY WHO IN 1917 AND I918 

TOOK UP ARMS IN WAR AND 
DIED THAT FREEDOM MIGHT LIVE 

THEIR NEIGHBORS THROUGH 

THE ALBANY HEIGHTS PATRIOTIC 

LEAGUE ERECT THIS MONUMENT 

ANNO DOMINI MDCCCCXIX 

Given to the City in 191 9. 
BROOKLYN INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

MUSEUM BUILDING, EASTERN PARKWAY 

CENTRAL PEDIMENT 

ARTISTS 

DANIEL C. FRENCH, N.A. 

185O- 

ADOLPH A. WEINMAN, N.A. 

187O- 

A group of eight figures of heroic size in Indiana lime- 
stone; two in the centre representing arts and sciences; 

59 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE— CONTINUED 

those on the left of the central group representing sculp- 
ture, painting and architecture; those on the right rep- 
resenting geology, astronomy and biology. A peacock is 
at the extreme left, and a sphinx at the extreme right. 

Purchased by the City in 1913. 



STATUES ON ATTIC 

All erected in Indiana limestone in colossal size. 
Purchased by the City in 1909. 

FRONT 

On left of pediment, from right to left. 



ARTIST 
CHARLES KECK 

1875- 

MOHAMMED 

A male figure heavily robed and wearing turban, resting 
right hand on hilt of great sword, and holding large tablet 
against breast, on which is an Arabic inscription which trans- 
lated reads: 

ALLAH IS GOD, MOHAMMED IS HIS PROPHET 

See illustration facing page 60. 

60 




MOHAMMED 

BY 

CHARLES KECK 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 60 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 



ARTIST 

H. AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN, A.N.A 

1872- 

Hebrew Apostle 

A heavily draped male figure, holding in right hand an 
enormous sword, and in left hand a heavy bound book. 

Hebrew Prophet 

A heavily draped male figure, with long hair and beard, 
bald head uncovered, right hand held to the mouth, left arm 
entirely covered by robe. 

Hebrew Psalmist 

A heavily draped figure of a youth, with robe thrown 
over head, and with mouth open as in singing. In right 
hand he holds a lyre, and in left carries a shepherd's crook 
with a sling at top. 

See illustration facing page 62. 

Hebrew Law 

A fully draped female figure with robe thrown over head. 
Her right hand is extended, and in left she holds a tablet. 



ARTIST 
JANET SCUDDER, A.N.A 

1873- 

Japanese Art 

A female figure in Japanese costume with elaborate head 
dress, carrying a mirror in uplifted right hand; left hand 
resting on a large sword. 

61 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 



ARTIST 

KARL BITTER, N.A. 

I 868-I915 

Chinese Law 

A fully robed male figure representing a Chinese sage, 
wearing cap, and with braid of hair falling over right shoulder, 
and holding a gem in right hand. 

Chinese Art 

A fully robed female figure, crowned, holding in right 
hand a chrysanthemum flower, and in left a small vase. 

Chinese Religion 

A priest, elaborately robed, with long beard and bare 
head, and hands outstretched as in blessing. 

Chinese Philosophy 

A male figure in heavy simple robe, with uncovered bald 
head, holding a string of beads in right hand, left hand being 
extended in the gesture of a lecturer. 



FRONT 

On right of pediment, left to right. 



ARTIST 

DANIEL C. FRENCH, N.A. 

1850- 

Greek Epic Poetry 

A male figure robed, wearing a skull cap, with breast and 
arm exposed, and holding a thick mass of manuscript in left 
hand, right hand extended. 

62 




HEBREW PSALMIST 

BY 
H. AUGUSTUS LUKEMAN, A.N. A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 6l 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 

Greek Lyric Poetry 

A draped female figure with chaplet of laurel in hair. 
Left shoulder and breast exposed, holding in right hand a 
lamp, and in left a harp. 

ARTIST 

GEORGE T. BREWSTER 

1 862- 

Greek Dramatic Art 

A fully draped female figure holding a large mask in each 
hand. 

Greek Law Giver 

A male figure, bald and of serious mien, draped in a heavy 
robe, with right arm and breast bare and hands clasped, left 
hand holding a half-open scroll. 



ARTIST 

KENYON COX, N.A. 

1856-I919 

Greek Science 

A draped female figure, holding in left hand a globe which 
she is marking with a stylus held in right hand. 



ARTIST 

DANIEL C. FRENCH, N.A. 

185O- 

Greek Religion 

A fully draped female figure wearing a helmet, and with 
breastplate of armor, carrying a shield on left arm, and hold- 
ing in right hand a small winged sphinx. 

63 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 



ARTIST 
HERBERT ADAMS, N.A. 

1858- 

Greek Philosophy 

A heavily robed male figure, with right arm and shoulder 
bare, and head bent forward in an attitude of contemplation, 

Greek Architecture 

A draped female figure, holding in extended right hand a 
craftsman's square, and in raised left hand the upper part of 
an Ionic column. 

Greek Sculpture 

A draped female figure with laurel wreath in hair, holding 
in raised right hand a small torso, and in extended left hand 
a hammer and cutting tools. 

See illustration facing page 64. 

Greek Oratory 

A draped male figure, with laurel wreath in hair, holding 
a scroll in left hand, and right hand extended in the gesture 
of a speaker. 



STATUES ON EAST ELEVATION 

From left to right 



ARTIST 

EDMOND T. QUINN, A.N. A 

1 868- 

Persian Philosophy 

A male figure of thoughtful mien, dressed in archaic robe, 
with Persian beard, and holding in left hand a flaming lamp. 

64 




GREEK SCULPTURE 

BY 

HERBERT ADAMS, N.A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 64 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 



ARTIST 
EDWARD C. POTTER, N.A. 

1857- 

Indian Philosophy 

A half-nude male figure, with bald head, carrying a scroll 
in right hand and a long staff in left. 



ARTIST 

ATTILIO PICCIRILLI, A.N.A. 

1 866- 

Indian Literature 

A half-nude female figure, with closed eyes, richly garbed 
and jewelled, clasping left breast with left hand, and holding 
in right hand a long stemmed lotus flower. 

Indian Law Giver 

A male figure swathed in heavy robe, and wearing a tur- 
ban, with hands drawn together on breast, and holding a 
scroll tightly in left hand. 

See illustration facing page 66. 



artist 
edward c. potter, n.a. 

1857- 

Indian Religion 

A male figure in heavy robe, wearing turban-like head 
band, with right arm and shoulder nude, carrying in right 
hand a disk, and in left two closed lotus blossoms. 

65 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BROOKLYN INSTITUTE 
STATUES ON ATTIC— CONTINUED 

STATUES ON WEST ELEVATION 
From left to right 



ARTIST 
JOHN GELERT 

1852- 

Roman Law Giver 

A male figure in Roman toga, holding in both hands an 
open scroll on which is inscribed 

p. p. 

SVVM 
CVIQVE 

Roman Statesman 

A male figure, in Roman toga, holding a closed scroll in 
left hand, and in right hand an open scroll from which he 
is reading. 

Roman Emperor 

A male figure in highly decorated armor, with wreath on 
head, and Imperial Staff in left hand. 

Roman Orator 

A figure of a young man, in Roman toga, holding a scroll 
in left hand, and extending right hand in gesture. 



artist 

C. A. HEBER 

1874- 

Roman Lyric Poetry 

A female figure, partly nude, with laurel wreath on head, 
and holding an unfolded scroll in right hand, left hand grasp- 
ing robe at shoulder. 

66 



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INDIAN LAW GIVER 

BY 
ATTILIO PICCIRILLI, A.N. A. 
FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 65 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

EAGLES 

SHORE ROAD BRIDGE 

ARTIST 

FRANK J. HELMLE, ARCHITECT 

187O- 

ROCHETTE AND PARZINI, SCULPTORS 

Eagles of heroic size in granite; placed on top of each of 
eight piers of bridge at crossing of First Avenue over Shore 
Road. 

Purchased by the City in 191 2. 



EDWARD GRIEG 
1 843-1 907 

NORWEGIAN COMPOSER 
PROSPECT PARK, FLOWER GARDEN 

ARTIST 

SIGVALD ASBJORNSEN 

1867- 

A bronze bust 3 feet high, placed on a granite pedestal 
9 feet high. 

INSCRIPTION 

GRIEG 

PRESENTED TO 

THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BY THE NORWEGIAN SOCIETIES 

I914 

Given to the City in 1914. 

67 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE 

1757-1834 

MAJOR GENERAL IN COLONIAL ARMY, 1777-1781 
PROSPECT PARK, NINTH STREET ENTRANCE 

ARTISTS 

HENRY BACON, N.A., ARCHITECT 

1 866- 

DANIEL C. FRENCH, N.A., SCULPTOR 

185O- 

A bronze tablet 9 feet by 11 feet, showing Lafayette in 
heroic size in high relief, in Colonial uniform, standing with 
sword in hand against his charger whose bridle is held by a 
negro. This is mounted on an architectural background and 
is set in a broad exedra, all of granite. On each side of the 
stone base is carved a double laurel leaf. Cut on the stone 
beneath the tablet is the following 

inscription 

the marquis de lafayette 
this monument was erected and presented by 
henry harteau 
a distinguished citizen of brooklyn to be an enduring 
tribute to the memory of one who as friend and 
companion of the immortal washington fought 
to establish in our country those vital 
principles of liberty and human brother- 
hood which he afterward labored 
to establish in his own 



On upper part of back is inscribed 

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED AND DEDICATED 
BY MARSHAL JOFFRE AND M. VIVIANI 
OF THE FRENCH W r AR COMMISSION 
MAY 10, I917 



Given to the City in 1917. 
See illustration facing page 68. 



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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

MANHATTAN BRIDGE APPROACH 
TWO SCULPTURAL GROUPS 

ARTIST 

DANIEL C. FRENCH, N.A. 
I85O- 



NORTH PYLON 

BROOKLYN 

A colossal draped female figure in granite, seated, wearing 
a civic crown, and holding in left hand a Roman book. At 
her feet on right are a tree and a nude child reading a book, 
on left a model of a church and other emblems of art. 



SOUTH PYLON 

MANHATTAN 

A COLOSSAL draped female figure in granite, seated, wearing 
a castellated crown, with breast plate indicative of defense, 
and holding in her right hand a winged globe suggestive of 
dominion and progress, her right foot resting on a treasure 
box. At her right are emblems of art and material pros- 
perity, and on her left the prows of three ships representing 
commerce, and a peacock as a symbol of pride. 

Purchased by the City in 1916. 

69 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

KARL MARIA FRIEDRICH ERNST VON WEBER 

i 786-1 826 

GERMAN COMPOSER 
PROSPECT PARK, FLOWER GARDEN 

ARTIST 
CHESTER BEACH, A.N. A. 
I88l- 

A bronze bust of heroic size, mounted on granite pedestal 
about 8 feet high. 

INSCRIPTION 

KARL MARIA VON WEBER 

PRESENTED TO THE 

BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

BY THE 

UNITED GERMAN SINGERS 



1ST PRIZE AT THE 

22ND NATIONAL SAENGERFEST 

HELD AT NEW YORK 

JUNE 22ND I907 

Given to the City in 1909. 



70 



SCULPTURE— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

ORESTES AUGUSTUS BROWNSON 

i 803-1 876 

RIVERSIDE PARK, OPPOSITE IO4TH STREET 

ARTIST 

SAMUEL J. KITSON 

I 848-I 906 

A colossal bronze bust mounted on a pedestal of polished 
granite. 

INSCRIPTION 

BROWNSON 

I 803-I 876 

PUBLICIST — PHILOSOPHER — PATRIOT 

HE LOVED 

GOD, COUNTRY AND TRUTH 

Given to the City in 1910. 



WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 

1794-1878 

AMERICAN POET AND JOURNALIST 
WEST SIDE OF NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 

ARTISTS 
HERBERT ADAMS, N.A., SCULPTOR 
1858- 
CARRERE AND HASTINGS, ARCHITECTS 

A seated statue in bronze of heroic size, on a marble 
pedestal of rich design, under an architectural canopy of 
monumental form in marble, which is approached by six 
steps from the level of Bryant Park. 

SIGNED: HERBERT ADAMS, SCULPTOR, MCMXI 

72 




BRYANT MEMORIAL 

BY 

HERBERT ADAMS. N.A. AND CARRERE & HASTINGS 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 72 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

INSCRIPTION 
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 

i 794-1 878 

YET LET NO EMPTY GUST 
OF PASSION FIND AN UTTERANCE IN THY LAY 

A BLAST THAT WHIRLS THE DUST 

ALONG THE HOWLING STREET AND DIES AWAY 

BUT FEELINGS OF CALM POWER AND MIGHTY SWEEP 

LIKE CURRENTS JOURNEYING THROUGH THE WINDLESS DEEP 

Given to the City in 1911. 

See illustrations facing pages 72 and 74. 



JOHN BURROUGHS 
1837-1921 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 1 88 AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
SCIARRINO CARAINO PIETRO 

A bronze bust of heroic size, placed on a wooden bracket 
on which is carved 

JOHN BURROUGHS 

On the wall below is a small bronze tablet on which is the 
following 

INSCRIPTION 

JOHN BURROUGHS 

APRIL 3RD, I837- 

PRESENTED BY THE 

BURROUGHS NATURE CLUB 

1914 

"TO UNDERSTAND NATURE 

IS TO GAIN ONE OF THE 

GREATEST RESOURCES 

OF LIFE" 

Given to the City in 1914. 

73 



SCULPTURE— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD 
1831-1901 

CLAREMONT AVENUE, NORTH OF I22ND STREET 

ARTIST 

GUTZON BORGLUM, SCULPTOR 

1867- 

LUDLOW AND PEABODY, ARCHITECTS 

A colossal portrait statue in bronze, showing subject in 
military uniform, with arms folded across breast. Erected 
in a small parkway on a plaza approached from Riverside 
Drive. It stands on a pedestal of granite 7 feet high, on 
each side of which is a wall of granite against which are 
seats. 

INSCRIPTION 

BUTTERFIELD 
183I-I9OI 

Given to the City in 191 8. 



CARRERE MEMORIAL 

RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND 99TH STREET 

ARTIST 

THOMAS HASTINGS, N.A. 

l860- 

A memorial to John Merven Carrere, architect, who was 
killed in an automobile accident. A terrace, two steps above 

74 




BRYANT STATUE 

BY 

HERBERT ADAMS, N.A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 72 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

the sidewalk and approached by a flight of steps from River- 
side Park, is enclosed by a balustrade of pink Milford gran- 
ite, in the centre of which is a sculptured panel depicting a 
drapery on which is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

TO THE MEMORY OF 

JOHN MERVEN CARRERE 

1858-I9II 

Given to the City in 1916. 



HORACE GREELEY 
1811-1872 

CITY HALL PARK 

ARTIST 

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS WARD, N.A. 

183O-I9IO 

A seated statue of heroic size in bronze, placed on a sim- 
ple pedestal about 5 feet high, of polished dark granite, on 
the front of which in raised letters is the 

INSCRIPTION 

HORACE GREELEY 

FOUNDER OF 

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE 

SIGNED: J. Q. A. WARD, SCULPTOR, 189O, 

Given to the City in 191 6. 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

JOAN OF ARC 
1411-1431 

RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND 93RD STREET 

ARTISTS 

ANNA VAUGHN HYATT, A.N. A., SCULPTOR 
1876- 

JOHN V. VAN PELT, ARCHITECT 
1874- 

Equestrian statue in bronze, about 9 feet high, represent- 
ing the "Maid of Orleans" in full armor, mounted on a large 
and heavy charger, and standing in her stirrups with uplifted 
sword. This is mounted on a granite pedestal 10 feet high 
decorated with Gothic arches. It stands on a small plaza 
on two levels, with granite balustrade, and steps between 
the levels, the plaza being approached from the east by a 
flight of granite steps. 

signed: anna VAUGHN hyatt, sculptor 

JOHN V. VAN PELT, ARCHITECT 



In gothic letters are the following 

INSCRIPTION 

JOAN OF ARC 

BORN AT 

DOMREMY, FRANCE 

JANUARY 6TH, 141 1 

BURNED AT THE 

STAKE AT 

ROUEN, FRANCE 

MAY 30TH, 1 43 1 

ERECTED BY 

THE JOAN OF ARC STATUE COMMITTEE 

IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK I915 

Given to the City in 1915. 
See illustration facing page 76. 

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JOAN OF ARC 

BY 

ANNA VAUGHN HYATT, A.N. A. AND JOHN V. VAN PELT 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 76 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

MANHATTAN BRIDGE APPROACH 
BUFFALO HUNT 

ARTIST 

CHARLES CARY RUMSEY 

1879- 

A broad frieze, 6 feet high and about 40 feet long, over 
western entrance arch; representing in high relief four 
mounted Indians attacking buffalo in full chase. 

Purchased by the City in 191 6. 



SPIRITS OF COMMERCE and INDUSTRIES 

ARTIST 

C. A. HEBER 

1874- 

Heroic groups in granite placed over doorways in large 
piers on each side of great entrance arch, in each case sur- 
mounted by ornamental decorative composition rising from 
prow of antique ship. 

Purchased by the City in 1916. 

SPIRIT OF COMMERCE 

On north pier. A standing draped female winged figure 
with uplifted left arm. Kneeling on her left is a nude female, 
and on her right a nude male holding in his right hand a 
hammer, and resting his left hand on a half-covered cogged 
wheel. 

SPIRIT OF INDUSTRIES 

On south pier. A standing nude male winged figure. 
Kneeling on his right is a half nude female holding a basket 
containing corn and fruits, and on his left a nude male figure 
holding a small bale of goods. 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING 
CIVIC FAME 

ARTIST 

ADOLPH A. WEINMAN, N.A. 

1870- 

A colossal bronze draped female figure standing on a 
sphere, with shield on her right arm. In her uplifted right 
hand she holds a branch of laurel, with which she is also 
crowned, and in extended left hand a crown. Placed as the 
finial of the great central tower. 

Purchased by the City in 1913. 



DECORATION OF WEST ARCHWAY AND SECOND 

STORY PANELS 

ARTIST 

ADOLPH A. WEINMAN, N.A. 

187O- 

CHAMBERS STREET ARCHWAY 

Winged figures in heroic size fill the spandrels above the 
great arch; that on the left a female representing guidance; 
that on the right a male representing executive power. 

Over the northerly smaller arch is a broad panel repre- 
senting civic duty, consisting of a life size female figure 
holding a scroll. On her left stands a child behind a shield 
on which are the symbols of the seal of the City. She is 
approached from her right by a group of four men, and a 
woman holding a babe and leading a small boy, all in atti- 
tudes of attention. 

Above this is a medallion representing progress; in the 
form of a kneeling nude man of heroic size, holding a torch 
in right hand and a winged sphere in left. 

Over the southerly smaller arch is a broad panel repre- 
senting civic pride, consisting of a life size female figure 

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ENTRANCE TO MUNICIPAL OFFICE BUILDING 

BY 
MCKIM, MEAD & WHITE, AND ADOLPH A. WEINMAN, N.A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 78 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING— CONTINUED 

on the left, resting against a decorated seat, with her left 
hand on a horn of plenty held by a small boy. -She is ap- 
proached from the left by a group of three men, two women 
and one small girl, who carry emblems indicative of the accom- 
plishments of the citizens. 

Above this is a medallion representing prudence in the 
form of a kneeling half nude woman of heroic size, holding 
in right hand a mirror, with a serpent coiled around her 
extended right arm. 

All executed in granite. 

See illustrations facing pages 78 and 80. 



SECOND STORY PANELS 

REPRESENTING THE VARIED ACTIVITIES OF 
THE CITY GOVERNMENT 

All are of life size in granite in low relief. 

On the south pavilion, on the right of the great archway, 
they are as follows, reading from left to right. 

The Comptroller 
A half nude elderly man holding a book. 

Water Supply 

A half nude female holding an inverted water jar on right 
shoulder. 

Elections 

A draped female figure holding a ballot box. 

Licenses 
A draped female figure holding a closed scroll. 

Civil Service 

A draped female figure holding an open scroll at the top 
of which appears the symbols of the City seal. 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

MUNICIPAL BUILDING— CONTINUED 

Sheriff 
A draped male figure holding a closed scroll. 

Records 
A half nude male figure holding a number of sheets from 
which he is reading. 

Accounts 
A half nude female figure reading from a book on a read- 
ing desk. 

Correction 
A draped male figure holding a sword and ring of keys. 

Building Inspection 
A draped female figure holding an open scroll and resting 
against a Corinthian column. 

Public Service Commission 
A draped female figure holding symbols of Commerce and 
Transportation in right and left hands respectively. 

Board of Estimate 
A draped male figure holding a bridle in left hand. 

On the north pavilion on the left of the great archway 
duplicate panels are represented in the following order, read- 
ing from right to left. 

Board of Estimate 

Public Service Commission 

Building Inspection 

Correction 

Accounts 

Records 

Sheriff 

Civil Service 

Water Supply 

Elections 

Licenses 

Comptroller 

Purchased by the City in 191 2. 

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BY 
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FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 78 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 

FIFTH AVENUE AND 4OTH TO 42 ND STREETS 
ATTIC STORY ABOVE MAIN ENTRANCE 

ARTIST 

PAUL W. BARTLETT, N.A. 
. I865- 

Six figures of heroic size in full relief in marble. 
In order from south to north they are: 

Philosophy 

A draped figure of an old man with left hand clasping a 
flowing beard. 

Romance 

A draped female figure, with garland in hair, holding a 
book in right hand, and a bunch of flowers in left. 

Religion 

A draped female figure looking heavenward with hands 
folded over breast. 

Poetry 
A draped female figure with laurel leaf garland in hair. 

Drama 

A draped female figure with veiled head, carrying a mask 
in extended right hand and grasping another under left arm. 

History 

A draped figure of an old man with arms extended and 
hands folded, holding a closed book under left arm. See 
illustration facing page 82. 

Purchased by the City in 191 5. 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY— CONTINUED 

LIONS 

ARTIST 
EDWARD C. POTTER, N.A. 

1857- 

Two colossal lions executed in Tennessee marble; erected 
on granite pedestals on each side of the main entrance on 
Fifth Avenue. 

Purchased by the City in 191 1. 






PEDIMENTS ON FIFTH AVENUE FACADE 

ARTIST 
GEORGE GREY BARNARD 

1863- 



south pavilion 

The Arts 

In centre is a sphere beside which two nude heroic figures 
recline, and on which each rests an arm. The figure on 
right is a male holding a chisel in right hand and a hammer 
in left. The figure on left is a female resting right arm on 
two large books on her raised knee. Executed in marble. 

Purchased by the City in 1914. 

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HISTORY 

BY 
PAUL W. BARTLETT, N.A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 8 1 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY— CONTINUED 
north pavilion 

History 

In centre is an open book on left of which a reclining 
half nude female figure is inscribing the word life. On 
right, and resting against and on the book, is a sleeping man 
in full armor. Both figures are of heroic size, executed in 
marble. 

Purchased by the City in 19 15. 



PYLON 

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 

ARTISTS 

MC KIM, MEAD AND WHITE, ARCHITECTS 

CHARLES KECK, SCULPTOR 

1875- 

A decorative pylon of granite, 21 feet 9 inches high, sur- 
mounted by large vase 6 feet high. Erected on City prop- 
erty at the southeast corner of 116th Street and Broadway. 
Standing against west face is a female figure in Knoxville 
marble 11 feet high, fully robed, holding on right arm an 
open book on which are inscribed the words: 

(Left-hand page) (Right-hand page) 

HIC HAEC 

LABOR quies 

On the back is the following 

inscription 

presented by the 

class of 189o 

arts and mines 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

CARL SCHURZ 

1829-1906 

MORNINGSIDE AVENUE AND Il6TH STREET 

ARTIST 

KARL BITTER, N.A., SCULPTOR 

1868-1915 

HENRY BACON, N.A., ARCHITECT 

1 866- 

A bronze portrait statue 9 feet high, erected in a plaza 
from which a broad flight of steps leads to Morningside 
Park below. It represents the subject dressed in a long 
overcoat open in front, holding a soft hat in right hand. It 
is placed on a pedestal of dark gray granite about 7 feet high 
with a back rising from the base of the statue about 4 feet 
6 inches. On the pedestal below the statue is a low relief 
showing two figures, one male and one female, lightly draped, 
on each side of an altar, on which the man rests his right 
hand, his left hand holding an upright dagger. Above the 
altar is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

CARL SCHURZ 

MDCCCXXIX MDCCCCVI 

A DEFENDER OF LIBERTY 

AND A FRIEND OF 

HUMAN RIGHTS 

On each side of the pedestal are seats of granite extending 
towards west in elliptical form. The steps to plaza are 
flanked by two low walls which are decorated with panels in 
low relief. 

The left panel shows on the right a male, in the attire of a 
warrior of the olden time, breaking a chain, on the left of 
whom is a group of five figures, a negro man and woman, 
a crouching Asiatic woman, and an Anglo-Saxon woman 
leading forward an American Indian warrior. 

The right panel shows an ideal female figure lightly draped, 
carrying a torch, followed by a group of two men, two women 
and a young boy. 

Given to City in 1913. See illustrations facing pages 84 and 86. 

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SLEEPY HOLLOW PANEL 

WASHINGTON IRVING HIGH SCHOOL 

ARTIST 

FRANCES GRIMES 

1869- 

A plaster panel about 10 feet by 4 feet; placed over fire- 
place in foyer. It represents three female figures seated on 
a low bench, the two outer figures in attitude of listeners, 
the central figure reading from a wide-spread book held on 
her knees. On the upper part of the panel between the 
heads of the figures is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

THERE WAS ENCHANTMENT IN THE VERY AIR THAT BLEW FROM 
THAT HAUNTED PLACE BREATHING AN ATMOSPHERE OF DREAMS 
AND FANCIES. 

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW 

Given to the City in 191 5. See illustration facing page 96. 



GIOVANNI DA VERRAZZANO 

1480-1527 

AN ITALIAN NAVIGATOR 
BATTERY PARK 

ARTIST 
ETTORE XIMENES 

A colossal bust placed on a granite pedestal 15 feet high, 
in front of which is a female figure in bronze of heroic size 
carrying a sword in right hand, and a torch in left. At her 
feet is a bronze book; on the left leaf of which is inscribed 
mdxxiv, and on the right leaf mcmix. On bust and right 
hand leaf of book appears the name of the artist Ximenes. 
Below this figure, cut in the granite, are the words 

(on the left) (on the right) 

GIOVANNI DA VERRAZZANO 

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SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

VERRAZZANO STATUE— CONTINUED 

On the upper part of the granite pedestal are the following 

INSCRIPTIONS 

THERE CAN BE NO 

DOUBT WHATEVER 

AS TO VERRAZZANO' S 

ENTERING 

NEW YORK HARBOR 

IN I524 

JOHN FISKE 



ANNO I909 

AMERICA E ITALIA RICORDONO 

GIOVANNI DA VERRAZZANO 

FLORENTINO 

CHE PRIMO EUROPEO 

PRECORRENDO ALTRO PIU FORTUNATO 

DAL QUALE EBBERO IL NOME 

NAVIGO QUESTE ACQUE 

LE CUI TERRE ERANO DESTINATE 

PER UNA DELLE CITTA CAPITALI DEL MONDO 



PER LA VERITA 

SECOLATE, PER LA 

GIUSTIZIA DELLA 

STORIA QUESTO 

MONUMENTO 

RIVENDICATORE 

ERESSE IL PROGRESSO 

ITALO AMERICANO 

CARLO BARSOTTI 

EDITORE, LA COLONIA 

ITALIANA CONCORDE 

IL VI OTTOBRE MCMIX 



Given to the City in 1909. 

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SCHURZ MONUMENT 

BY 
KARL BITTER, N.A. 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 84 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

WASHINGTON ARCH 

NORTH SIDE OF MAIN PIERS 

GEORGE WASHINGTON 
i 732-1 799 

EAST PIER, WASHINGTON AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF 

ARTIST 

HERMON A. MACNEIL, N.A. 

1 866- 

A group of heroic size in marble, with main figure in high 
relief. Washington is represented in full military uniform 
under a long and heavy cloak, holding in front of him an 
unsheathed sword. His figure is supported by allegorical 
figures in low relief; that on left a fully robed female carry- 
ing a torch and wand, representing fame; that on right a 
warrior with helmet, but without armor, and holding two 
spears, representing valor. 

Given to the City in 1916. See illustration facing page 88. 



WEST PIER, WASHINGTON AS PRESIDENT 

ARTIST 

A. STIRLING CALDER, N.A. 

1870- 

A GROUP of heroic size in marble, with main figure in high 
relief. Washington is represented in civilian dress with left 
hand resting on a book stand. His figure is supported by 
allegorical figures in low relief; that on the left a fully robed 
female, representing wisdom, who holds back of Washing- 
ton's head an open book on which is the inscription exitvs 
acta probat ; that on the right a half nude male in the armor 
of a crusader, carrying a sword and scales, representing 
justice. 

Given to the City in 1918. See illustration facing page 88. 

87 



SCULPTURE — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

GENERAL ALEXANDER SEWARD WEBB 
1836-1911 

CITY COLLEGE NEAR I38TH STREET ENTRANCE 

ARTIST 

J. MASSEY RHIND 

I860- 

A heroic statue 8 feet high in bronze, representing the 
subject in military uniform. Placed on a granite pedestal 
of gothic design. 

SIGNED: MASSEY RHIND, SCULP. 

INSCRIPTION 

ALEXANDER S. WEBB 

PRESIDENT OF THE 

COLLEGE I 869-I 902 

BREV. MAJ. GENERAL, U. S. A. 

COMMANDER 

PHILADELPHIA BRIGADE 

GETTYSBURG, JULY I-3, 1863 

I836-I9II 

ERECTED 
BY THE ALUMNI I917 

Given to the City in 1917. 



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TABLETS— BOROUGH OF THE BRONX 
MAINE MARTYRS MEMORIAL 

MC KINLEY SQUARE 

ARTIST 
CHARLES KECK 

1875- 

A small bronze tablet, placed on concrete plinth at base 
of flag pole. On right is shown a female figure representing 
a mourning Liberty carrying a shield, on which is modeled 
the shield of the United States with the words patriotism 
and devotion. 

INSCRIPTION 

IN MEMORIAM 

U. S. S. MAINE 

DESTROYED IN HAVANA HARBOR 

FEBRUARY I5TH, 1 898 

THIS TABLET IS CAST FROM METAL RECOVERED FROM THE 

U. S. S. MAINE 

Given to the City in 19 14. 



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TABLETS— BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 
SUSAN E. BLOW 

BROOKLYN TRAINING SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS; AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 

B. LILLIAN LINK 

l880- 

A bronze tablet 2 feet wide by 3 feet 7 inches high, in 
upper part of which is shown a ring of dancing children. 

inscription 

by playing all the ideals 

which interpret 

nature and human life 

the kindergarten 

flings its rainbow bridge 

between the heart 

of childhood 

and the vision of manhood 

1843 — susan e. blow — 1916 

Given to the City in 1918. 
See illustration facing page 92. 



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BY 
B. LILLIAN LINK 

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE PAGE 92 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

LIBERTY POLE TABLET 

WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE PLAZA 

ARTIST 
JOHN WILLIAMS 

A bronze tablet about 3 feet 6 inches high, curved to fit 
the form of the Liberty Pole. At the top is a medallion of 
Washington and below the following: 

INSCRIPTION 

LIBERTY POLE 

PRESENTED TO 

THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

FEBRUARY 22, 1916 

BY THE WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY 

CELEBRATION COMMITTEE 

COMPRISING THE FOLLOWING 

ORGANIZATIONS 



COMPANY B, 47TH INFANTRY, N. G. N. Y. 

GRAND ARMY REPUBLIC 

UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS 

COMMANDERY GENERAL OF THE 

PATRIOTIC ORDER SONS OF AMERICA 

UNITED STATES LIFE SAVING CORPS 

PATRIOTIC ORDER SONS OF AMERICA 

SONS OF VETERANS 

PATRIOTIC ORDER OF AMERICANS 

women's RELIEF CORPS 

SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF LIBERTY 

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA 

HANOVER CLUB 

WILLIAMSBURG CITIZENS COMMITTEE 

FIRST REGIMENT BAND OF 

UNITED BOYS BRIGADE OF AMERICA 

SUPERINTENDENT AND FOREMAN'S 

ASSOCIATION 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN 

i 809- i 865 

PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES 1861-65 
FACADE OF BOROUGH HALL 

ARTIST 

VICTOR D. BRENNER 

I87I- 

A bronze tablet 22 inches by 28 inches, mounted on a 
marble slab. In upper left corner is a medallion of Lincoln 
with dates 1809-1909; and on body of same is transcribed 
Lincoln's Gettysburg address. 

medallion signed: v. d. brenner 

Purchased by the City in 1909. 



WILLIAM WESLEY SMITH 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 102 AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
THE GORHAM COMPANY 

A bronze tablet 24 inches by 36 inches, on which is rep- 
resented a broad border of ivy leaves surrounding an inner 
panel on which is the 

inscription 

this tribute of his loving friends 

commemorates 

the work and character 

OF 

WILLIAM WESLEY SMITH 

FIRST PRINCIPAL OF 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 102, BROOKLYN 

I893-I909 

"TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE" 

Given to the City in 1910. 

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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 

J. EDWARD SWANSTROM 
1855-1910 

PRESIDENT OF THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, I902-I903 
BOROUGH HALL ROTUNDA 

ARTISTS 

EDMOND T. QUINN, A.N. A., SCULPTOR 

1 868- 

FRANK J. HELME, ARCHITECT 

187O- 

A bronze tablet, 57^ inches by 38^ inches, on the right 
of which is represented a kneeling female figure whose left 
arm grasps a fasces, her right arm reaching out to a medallion 
portrait enclosed in a wreath. Beneath the portrait is the 
following: 

INSCRIPTION 

J. EDWARD SWANSTROM 

PRESIDENT OF THE 

BOROUGH OF 

BROOKLYN 
MCMII-MCMIII 

Given to the City in 191 2. 



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TABLETS— BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



SIMON BARUCH 

RIVINGTON STREET PUBLIC BATH 

ARTISTS 
WERNER AND WINDOLPH, ARCHITECTS 

A bronze tablet showing a portrait of Dr. Baruch in 
centre; on left of which are the words health is wealth; 
on right the words frequent baths promote health. 

Below portrait is the 

inscription 

simon baruch, m.d. 
pioneer of free municipal bath houses 

Given to the City in 1917. 



HENRY BISCHOFF 
1859-1913 

COUNTY COURT HOUSE, ROOM 2l6 

ARTISTS 
GEORGE T. BREWSTER, SCULPTOR 
1 862- 
WILLIAM WELLES BOSWORTH, A.N. A., ARCHITECT 

1869- 

A portrait memorial tablet in bronze 4 feet by 6 feet, in 
upper right hand corner of which is shown the Seal of the 
City enclosed in a wreath, below which is the signature of 
the subject. 

inscription 

henry bischoff 

born aug. l6, 1852 — died march 28, i913 

while in the active discharge of his judicial duties 

judge of the court of common pleas i89o-1893 

judge of the supreme court 1893-i913 

presented by the bench and the 

bar of the city of new york 

Given to the City in 1915. 

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CHINESE TABLET 

IN PARK NORTH OF GRANT'S TOMB 

A bronze tablet 29 inches by 26 inches, on a granite block 
18 inches high. It has a border of ivy leaves, the space 
within which is divided in two parts. On the left part is 
an inscription in Chinese of which record is made on photo- 
graph on file with the Art Commission. On the right part 
is the following English 

INSCRIPTION 

THIS TREE IS PLANTED 

AT THE SIDE OF THE TOMB OF 

GENERAL U. S. GRANT, 

EX-PRESIDENT OF THE 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

FOR THE PURPOSE 

OF COMMEMORATING HIS 

GREATNESS BY 

LI HUNG CHANG, 

GUARDIAN OF THE PRINCE 

GRAND SECRETARY OF STATE 

EARL OF THE FIRST ORDER. 

YANG YU 

ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY 

AND MINISTER 

PLENIPOTENTIARY OF CHINA, 

VICE-PRESIDENT 

OF THE BOARD OF CENSORS 

KWANG HSU 23 RD YEAR, 

4TH MOON, MAY 1 897 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



CYRUS CLARK 
i 830-1 909 

RIVERSIDE PARK OPPOSITE 82ND STREET 

ARTIST 
HENRY KIRKE BUSH-BROWN 

1857- 

Bronze tablet placed on west side of a rock which is 
approached by rough steps and a winding path. On upper 
part is a portrait in low relief surrounded by a wreath. In 
upper left corner is the date 1830, and on the corresponding 
right corner the date 1909. 

signed: h. k. bush-brown 191 i 

inscription 

cyrus clark 

a memorial 

of his many years devotion 

to the interests 

of the west side 

FROM 
THE WEST END ASSOCIATION 
HIS FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS 

Given to the City in 191 1. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

LOUIS FITZGERALD 

i 838-1908 

SEVENTY-FIRST REGIMENT ARMORY 

ARTISTS 

HENRY BACON, N.A., ARCHITECT 

1 866- 

HENRY HERING, SCULPTOR 

1874- 

A bronze tablet 4 feet 3 inches high by 4 feet wide, in 
upper part of which is a portrait in low relief below which 
is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF 

LOUIS FITZGERALD 

BORN MAY 31, 1838 — DIED OCTOBER 6, I908 

ENLISTED AS PRIVATE IN 7TH REGIMENT DECEMBER 30, 1 857. 

SERVED IN THE CIVIL WAR AS LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN OF 

VOLUNTEERS, 1861-1865. PROMOTED FOR GALLANTRY AT 

BULL RUN 1 86 1 AND AT FAIR OAKS 1 862. ADJUTANT AND 

LIEUTENANT COLONEL IN 7TH REGIMENT 1 867- 1 882. 

BRIGADIER GENERAL N. G. N. Y. 1882-1897. 

GALLANT SOLDIER MAN OF AFFAIRS LOYAL FRIEND 

THIS TABLET IS PLACED IN THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE BRIGADE 

WHICH HE COMMANDED BY THOSE WHO HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF 

SERVING AS MEMBERS OF HIS STAFF 

Given to the City in 19 10. 



DAVID GRAHAM 

COUNTY COURT HOUSE, ROOM 2l6 

ARTIST 
UNKNOWN 

An oval marble plaque, with portrait in low relief. 

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TABLETS--BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



WASHINGTON IRVING 

i 783-1 859 

AMERICAN HISTORIAN, ESSAYIST AND NOVELIST 
WASHINGTON IRVING HIGH SCHOOL, MAIN ENTRANCE 

ARTIST 

VICTOR D. BRENNER 

1871- 

A bronze tablet, about 3 feet square, in upper centre of 
which is a medallion portrait in high relief, on the left of 
which is the date 1783 and on the right 1859. 

SIGNED: V. D. BRENNER, SC, MCMXII 

INSCRIPTION 

ERECTED BY 

THE SAINT NICHOLAS SOCIETY OF THE CITY 

OF NEW YORK 

IN APPRECIATION OF 

WASHINGTON IRVING 

HIS CHARACTER — HIS GENIUS — AND HIS SERVICES 

AS A FOUNDER OF THE SOCIETY 

Given to the City in 1912. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

JAPANESE TABLET 

ARTISTS 
TOKYO FINE ART SCHOOL 

A bronze tablet, 4 feet by 5 feet, representing in low 
relief a branch of a cherry tree in blossom on which is placed 
a panel about 3 feet by 4 feet, on the upper part of which 
is shown a garden with Grant's Tomb in the background. 

inscription 

SEPTEMBER 25, 1909 
TO GENERAL STEWART L. WOODFORD, 
PRESIDENT, 

HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION COMMISSION 

DEAR SIR: 

YOUR HONORABLE COMMISSION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF YOUR GREAT 
CITY HAVING GRACIOUSLY SIGNIFIED TO THE UNDERSIGNED COMMITTEE 
OF JAPANESE RESIDENTS THEIR PLEASURE IN PERMITTING US TO TAKE 
PART IN THE MOMENTOUS HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION BY ACCEPTING 
OUR OFFERING OF TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED CHERRY TREES FROM JAPAN TO 
BE PLANTED ALONG YOUR BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE RIVERSIDE DRIVE, WE 
BEG HEREBY TO TENDER THEM TO YOU IN THE FULLEST AND WARMEST 
SPIRIT OF AFFECTION, GRATITUDE AND GOOD-WILL. 

WHAT THE CHERRY TREE IS TO JAPAN WE WOULD WISH IT TO SYMBOLIZE 
TO YOU, THE EVER-LIVING SPIRIT OF THE LAND BRINGING WITH EVERY 
SPRING A WORLD OF BLOSSOM AND JOY. ALONG THE BANKS OF THE 
MIGHTY STREAM WHOSE DISCOVERER AND FIRST STEAM NAVIGATOR WE 
CELEBRATE TO-DAY, AND AROUND THE TOMB OF GENERAL GRANT, WHOSE 
MEMORY WE OF JAPAN HOLD DEAR, MAY THE RIVER OF JAPANESE BLOOMS 
FLOW YEAR AFTER YEAR A FLOWERING WITNESS TO ALL TIME OF OUR 
AFFECTION FOR NEW YORK AND THE UNITED STATES. 

WE THANK YOU AND THE MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE PRECIOUS 
PRIVILEGE OF TAKING THIS HUMBLE PART IN THE GREAT AND HISTORIC 
CELEBRATION, AND FEELINGLY SUBSCRIBE OURSELVES. 

KOKICHI MIDZUNO 
JOKICHI TAKAMINE 
RIOICHIRO ARAI 
DAIJIRO USHIKUBO 
KIKUSABURO FUKUI 
COMMITTEE OF JAPANESE RESIDENTS OF NEW YORK 



Given to the City in 1912. 

See illustration facing page 100. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

JOHN JASPER 

BOARD OF EDUCATION BUILDING, VESTIBULE 

ARTIST 
CHARLES R. LAMB 

A bronze tablet 3 feet by 4 feet 9 inches on the upper 
portion of which is a portrait of the subject in high relief; 
below which is the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN HONOR OF 

JOHN JASPER 

CITY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 1879-1896 

A PUPIL OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. A GRADUATE 

OF THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK 

WHO GAVE FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE 

TO THE SCHOOLS OF THE CITY AS TEACHER 

PRINCIPAL AND SUPERINTENDENT 

MCMXVII 

Given to the City in 1917. 



ABRAHAM LINCOLN 
1 809-1 865 

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1861-65 
WASHINGTON IRVING HIGH SCHOOL, ENTRANCE HALL 

ARTIST 

VICTOR D. BRENNER 

187I- 

A portrait tablet 33 inches square. On small plate 
below is the 

inscription 

a neighborhood gift 

FROM 
MRS. AUGUST LEWIS 



Given to the City in 1915. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 

IDA B. LINDHEIMER 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 38 ENTRANCE 

ARTISTS 
J. AND R. LAMB 

A marble tablet on which branches of laurel in low relief 
surround the following 

INSCRIPTION 

IN 

LOVING MEMORY 

OF 

IDA B. LINDHEIMER 

1900 — PRINCIPAL — 1 9 14 

A TRIBUTE FROM THE TEACHERS 

OF PUBLIC SCHOOL 38 

A. D. 1917 

Given to the City in 1917. 



SOPHIE J. NICOLAI 

NEW YORK TRAINING SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS 

ARTIST 

VICTOR D. BRENNER 

1871- 

A bronze tablet 23 inches by 34 inches on which is de- 
picted in high relief the figure of a young girl dancing. 

inscription 

for they hear the 
wind laugh and murmur 

and sing of a land 

where even the old are 

fair and even the wise 

are merry of tongue 

in honor of sophie j. nicolai, director of physical 

training from i9oo to i913 

Given to the City in 1918. See illustration facing page 104. 

103 



TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



JAMES J. SHEPPARD 
1868-1914 

HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 

ALLEN G. NEWMAN 

1875- 

A bronze tablet, 33 inches wide, 51 inches high. Within 
a border of oak leaves is a portrait of the subject in low 
relief, below which is the following: 

INSCRIPTION 

JAMES J. SHEPPARD 

BORN JANUARY 1ST, 1 868 

DIED MARCH I3TH, I914 

FIRST PRINCIPAL OF THE 

HIGH SCHOOL OF COMMERCE 

I902-I914 

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE ALUMNI 

AND FACULTY IN RECOGNITION OF HIS ABILITY 

AS A TEACHER, HIS BROAD HUMANITY AND 

HIS DEVOTED SERVICE TO THIS SCHOOL 

Given to the City in 1918. 



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BY 
VICTOR D. BRENNER 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



BENJAMIN D. SOUTHERLAND 
i 829-1 905 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 3, AUDITORIUM 

ARTIST 
CHARLES KECK 

1875- 

A bronze tablet, 52 inches wide by 64 inches high, having 
a border of ivy leaves within which the background repre- 
sents, in very low relief, the school building, over which is 
placed a portrait in high relief within a wreath of laurel and 
the words benjamin delamater southerland, i 829-1 905. 

INSCRIPTIONS 

THE PASSING YEARS DO NOW REVEAL 
HIS PEERLESS WORK WAS FOR OUR WEAL 

HE ENTERED GRAMMAR SCHOOL NO. 3 AS 

A PUPIL IN 1838, LATER BECAME A TEACHER 

APPOINTED PRINCIPAL 1 867 — RETIRED 1902 

ERECTED BY THE 

B. D. L. SOUTHERLAND ASSOCIATION 

A. D. I917 

Given to the City in 191 7. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



CHARLES HENRY TRUAX 
1846-1910 

COUNTY COURT HOUSE, ROOM 201 

ARTIST 

JOHN J. BOYLE 

185I-I917 

A bronze tablet, in high relief, showing half figure of 
subject, life size, and representing him in judicial gown seated 
behind table with gavel in right hand. Placed in arched 
recess above fireplace. 

INSCRIPTION 

CHARLES HENRY TRUAX 
JUDGE SUPREME COURT BORN DURHAMVILLE, NEW YORK 

JAN. I, I88I-JAN. I, 1895 OCT. 31, 1846 

JUSTICE SUPREME COURT DIED, NEW YORK, N. Y. 

JAN. I, 1896-JAN. I, I9IO JAN. 14, I9IO 

Given to the City in 1910. 



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TABLETS — BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 



THOMAS WILLETT 
1610-1674 

FIRST MAYOR OF NEW YORK 
CITY HALL 

ARTISTS 
HENRY BACON, N.A., ARCHITECT 

1866 
PICCIRILLI BROTHERS, SCULPTORS 

A marble tablet, 34 inches wide by 15^ inches high, at 
the top of which, in the centre, is the seal used on the Don- 
gan Charter, spreading from which a grape vine border in 
very low relief surrounds the whole tablet, on which is the 
following 

INSCRIPTION 

THOMAS WILLETT 
MDCX MDCLXXIV 

THE FIRST MAYOR OF NEW YORK 
UNDER A PATENT GRANTED BY JAMES, DUKE OF YORK, HE 

WAS APPOINTED IN 1 665 FOR A ONE YEAR TERM BY 
GOVERNOR RICHARD NICOLLS AND SERVED A SECOND TERM IN 

1667 

Given to the City in 1914. 
See illustration facing page 106. 



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TABLETS— BOROUGH OF QUEENS 
GENERAL NATHANIEL WOODHULL 

PUBLIC SCHOOL 35 

ARTIST 
ALBERT WEINERT 
1863- 

Bronze tablet, 4^ feet by 5 feet, on which the subject 
is shown in high relief in centre, close to a tethered horse 
which history tells he was about to mount when mortally 
wounded. In the background, in very low relief, is repre- 
sented the old "Carpenter's Inn" still in existence in 191 1 
near the school building. Below the modeled figures, in a 
panel, is the following: 

INSCRIPTION 

IN MEMORY OF GENERAL NATHANIEL WOODHULL, 

PRESIDENT OF THE PROVINCIAL CONGRESS 

OF NEW YORK IN 1775, 

WHO ON AUGUST 28 1 776 WAS CRUELLY WOUNDED 

BY THE ENEMY AT JAMAICA WHILE COOPERATING 

WITH WASHINGTON ON LONG ISLAND. 

HE DIED A PRISONER AT NEW UTRECHT, SEPTEMBER 20 1 776. 

CITIZEN — SOLDIER — PATRIOT OF THE REVOLUTION 

Given to the City in 191 1. 



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INDEX 



INDEX 



FOUNTAINS 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Baby and Duck 4 

Barrett Memorial 12 

Bear and Fawn 5 

Betsy Head Playground 4 

Bowne Memorial 5 

Firemen's Memorial 6 

Lowell Memorial 7 

Macomb's Dam Park 2 

One Hundred and Tenth Street and 

Fifth Avenue 7 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Pulitzer Memorial 8 

Putnam Memorial 13 

Queensboro Bridge 8 

Seligman Memorial 5 

Straus Memorial 9 

Sullivan Memorial 10 

Van Cortlandt Park 2 

Wireless Operators 10 

Woman's Health Protective Associa- 
tion 11 



GLASS 



Bourne Memorial 21 

Erasmus Hall High School 18 

Ford Memorial 21 

Girls' High School 19 

Gunnison Memorial 19 

Hugo Window 22 

Knowledge 19 



Patterson Memorial 20 

Public School No. 85, Brooklyn 20 

Story Memorial 20 

Wadleigh High School 21 

Wadleigh Memorial 21 

Wisdom 19 

Young Memorial 17 



MONUMENTS 



Hudson Memorial Column 25 

Maine Monument 29 

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument. ... 27 

Revolutionary Cannon 31 



Spanish War Monument — Borough of 
The Bronx 25 

Spanish War Monument — Borough of 
Richmond 32 

World War Monument — Borough of 
The Bronx 26 



MURAL PAINTINGS, ETC. 



Am I My Brother's Keeper 38 

Ancient Commerce 36 

Birth and Development of Education 35 

Board of Education Building 38 

Commerce, Ancient and Modern 36 

Commercial High School 36 

De Witt Clinton High School 38 

Dutch and Indians Trading 39 

Eastern District High School 35 

Military Engineering 39 



Modern Commerce 36 

Public School No. 5 36 

Public School No. 52, The Bronx .... 17 

The Birth of the Alphabet 35 

The Dawn of Civilization 35 

The Gift of Fire 35 

Twenty-second Regiment Armory ... 39 
Washington Before the Battle of Long 

Island 36 

Washington Irving High School 39 



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INDEX 



PORTRAITS 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Cleveland, Stephen Grover 44 

Compton, Alfred George 44 

Doremus, Robert Ogden 45 

Engs, Philip Wanton 45 

Finley, John Huston 46 

Fitzgerald, Frank T 46 

Gaynor, William J 47 

Herbermann, Charles George 47 

Johnston, Henry Phelps 48 

Leipziger, Henry M 48 

McComb, John, Jr 49 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Rollins, Daniel Gustavus 49 

Shepard, Edward Morse 50 

Thomas, Abner C 50 

Thomas, Rupert B 54 

Tisdall, Fitz Gerald 51 

Ward, Frederic A 43 

Webb, Alexander Seward 51 

Werner, Adolph 52 

Wingate, George W 52 

Woolf, Solomon 53 



SCULPTURE 



Accounts 80 

Arts 82 

Bedford Park War Memorial 59 

Board of Estimate 80 

Brooklyn 69 

Brooklyn Institute of Arts and 

Sciences 59 

Brownson, Orestes Augustus 72 

Buffalo Hunt 77 

Building Inspection 80 

Bryant, William Cullen 72 

Burroughs, John 73 

Butterfield, Daniel 74 

Carrere Memorial 74 

Chinese Art 62 

Chinese Law 62 

Chinese Philosophy 62 

Chinese Religion. 62 

Civic Duty 78 

Civic Fame 78 

Civic Pride 78 

Civil Service 79 

Columbia University Pylon 83 

Comptroller 79 

Correction 80 

Drama 81 

Eagles 67 

Elections 79 

Executive Power 78 

Greek Architecture 64 

Greek Dramatic Art 63 

Greek Epic Poetry 62 



Greek Law Giver 63 

Greek Lyric Poetry 63 

Greek Oratory 64 

Greek Philosophy 64 

Greek Religion 63 

Greek Science 63 

Greek Sculpture 64 

Greeley, Horace 75 

Grieg, Edward 67 

Guidance 78 

Hebrew Apostle 61 

Hebrew Law 61 

Hebrew Prophet 61 

Hebrew Psalmist 61 

Heintz, Louis J 57 

History (Barnard) 83 

History (Bartlett) 81 

Indian Law Giver 65 

Indian Literature 65 

Indian Philosophy 65 

Indian Religion 65 

Japanese Art 61 

Joan of Arc 76 

Justice 57 

Lafayette 68 

Licenses ._ 79 

Lions ' 82 

Manhattan 69 

Manhattan Bridge Approach — Bor- 
ough of Brooklyn 69 

Manhattan Bridge Approach — Bor- 
ough of Manhattan 77 



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INDEX 



SCULPTURE— CONTINUED 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Mohammed 60 

Municipal Building 78 

New York Public Library 81 

Persian Philosophy 64 

Philosophy 81 

Poe, Edgar Allan 58 

Poetry 81 

Progress 78 

Prudence 79 

Public Service Commission 80 

Pylon 83 

Records 80 

Religion 81 

Roman Emperor 66 

Roman Law Giver 66 

Roman Lyric Poetry 66 



SUBJECT PAGE 

Roman Orator 66 

Roman Statesman 66 

Romance 81 

Schurz, Carl 84 

Sheriff 80 

Shore Road Bridge Eagles 67 

Sleepy Hollow Panel , 85 

Spirit of Commerce 77 

Spirit of Industries 77 

Verrazzano, Giovanni da 85 

Von Weber, Karl M. F. E 70 

Washington as Commander-in-Chief. 87 

Washington as President 87 

Washington Irving High School Panel 85 

Water Supply 79 

Webb. Alexander Seward 88 



TABLETS 



Baruch, Simon 96 

Bischoff, Henry 96 

Blow, Susan E 92 

Chinese 97 

Clark, Cyrus 98 

Fitzgerald, Louis 99 

Graham, David 99 

Irving, Washington 100 

Japanese 101 

Jasper, John 102 

Liberty Pole 93 

Lincoln, Abraham — Brooklyn Bor- 
ough Hall 94 



Lincoln, Abraham — Washington Irv- 
ing High School 102 

Lindheimer, Ida B 103 

Maine Martyrs Memorial 91 

Nicolai, Sophie J 103 

Sheppard, James J 104 

Smith, William Wesley 94 

Southerland, Benjamin Delamater. . . 105 

Swanstrom, J. Edward 95 

Truax, Charles Henry 106 

Willett, Thomas 107 

Woodhull, Nathaniel 108 



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PRESS OF 

CLARENCES. NATHAN, INC., 

NEW YORK.